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Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Litigation funders: towards restoring regulatory balance

This article is written by regulatory and class action litigators Moira Saville, Alex Morris and Armen Varvachtian, and front-end regulatory specialists Mark McFarlane, Jim Boynton and Damien RichardIntroductionThe...

22 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 15 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

15 May 2020

Opportunities for Foreign Credit Funds in China

This article was written by Stanley Zhou, Xiaoxue (Stella) Wang, Andrew Fei and Zhongyun Yi.Recently, many foreign credit funds have their sights set on the Chinese market. With the...

11 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 8 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

08 May 2020

Common fund orders: not quite a renaissance

The Federal Court of Australia has found that it has power to make a common fund order in approving the settlement of a class action under section 33V...

05 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 1 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

01 May 2020

Extension of deadlines to submit modern slavery statements – What you need to know

For businesses who are required to submit their first modern slavery statement in Australia this year, there has been an extension of time to submit these statements by...

01 May 2020

High Court rules disappointed cruise passengers can recover for distress

In a case with potential implications for class actions arising from COVID-19 travel disruptions, the High Court ruled on Friday that plaintiffs can recover damages for ‘disappointment and...

28 April 2020

Insurance just got more interesting in a COVID-19 world

Two relevant developments are worth watching on the insurance front.

27 April 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 24 April 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

24 April 2020

Modern slavery risks during COVID-19 – what you need to know

This article is written by Daisy Mallett and Daniel FieldingThe Australian Border Force has released guidance on how businesses can reduce the risk of vulnerable workers in their...

24 April 2020

Closing the door on closing the class

In a significant decision, the New South Wales Court of Appeal has held that the Supreme Court does not have power under section 183 of the Civil Procedure...

23 April 2020

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