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Class Action Update

A quarterly newsletter summarising the latest class action claims and developments in Australia, including litigation funding and potential claims

Storm investors’ class action against ASIC fails: Lock v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2016] FCA 31

How courts view the division of risks and responsibilities assumed by investors, lenders and regulators when investing using leverage.

04 April 2016
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Franchisees fail in their class action against Pizza Hut

Federal Court of Australia dismisses claims made by Pizza Hut franchisees alleging pricing strategy amounted to breach of contract.

04 April 2016
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Developments in competing class actions

NSW Supreme Court orders competing class actions arising out of the collapse of subprime lender Provident Capital be heard together.

04 April 2016
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Class Action Update: Q4 2015 - Class actions against government, the use of sub-groups and procedural reform

In Q4 we have seen a significant number of consumer protection and securities-related class actions commenced in Australia.

18 December 2015
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Trends in class actions against the government in Australia

Class actions are increasingly being used in an expanding range of claims including public interest litigation and human rights.

18 December 2015
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NSW Supreme Court orders sub-group representatives to be appointed in floods class action

Brisbane Floods class action: recent interlocutory judgment in proceedings concerning opt-out notices and sub-groups.

18 December 2015
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Stay classy WA: the proposed changes to representative proceedings in Western Australia

Law Reform Commission of Western Australia (LRCWA) releases its final report on representative proceedings.

18 December 2015
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Class Actions and the new National Court Framework in Australia

Federal Court issues consultation draft on NCF, the new national case management system due to be implemented early 2016.

18 December 2015
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Class Action Update: Q3 2015

This quarter has been significant for class actions with a number of noteworthy class actions being commenced, settled or proposed.

27 October 2015
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Indirect causation not a lost cause

A contentious issue in securities class actions is whether a claimant must demonstrate that their loss was caused by direct reliance on a defendant’s conduct.

27 October 2015
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Fuel to the fire: Bribery ignites shareholder class action risk

The ramifications for companies that fail to adequately prevent bribery and corruption are severe.

27 October 2015
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A flood of causal inquiries? Causation and insurance issues in tort-based class actions

In recent years, litigation funders and plaintiff law firms have looked towards new claims in relation to natural or environmental disasters.

27 October 2015
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