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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
It is still unclear whether certain torts are still relevant but we know litigation funding agreements are not illegal in Qld.
Jones Day
This is Jones Day's fifth review of Australian class actions developments. The White Paper reviews the class actions that were commenced and settled in 2018–2019.
Clyde & Co
To date, there has been a relative shortage of privacy litigation being commenced against companies and government agencies, let alone any successful class action determinations through the Courts.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The appeal decision does provide some clarity on how claims in class actions can be aggregated under an insurance policy.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Class actions, often funded by litigation funders, are a recent but thriving part of the employment law landscape.
Kells
Following the Hayne Royal Commission, class actions against banks have increased, for various actions of misconduct.
Jones Day
Large-scale class actions have become a common feature of the legal landscape in Australia.
Kott Gunning
If this Bill becomes law, it will be interesting to see how a class actions regime affects the WA litigation landscape.
KordaMentha
The assessment of loss in a shareholder class action often depends on how lawyers, on behalf of claimants, frame damages.
Clyde & Co
Murphy Operator Pty Ltd and two other plaintiffs have commenced a class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd (GPC) for loss and damage alleged to have arisen from GPC's Gladstone Port
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Employers should not panic, but rather, proceed with caution and take advice on how to protect against class action risk,
Clyde & Co
Yesterday, the Chief Judge in Equity, her Honour Justice Ward handed down a decision finally ending the skirmish between five law firms who all filed competing class actions against AMP last year.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The NSW Supreme Court was required to decide which plaintiff had the right to prosecute a class action against AMP.
Jones Day
Australia has started to observe a rise in the number of data breach class actions being investigated and filed, although there has not yet been a successful data breach class action there.
Bartier Perry
While similar to individually brought proceedings, class actions have procedural differences that councils should know.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Ten trends relating to class actions and litigation funding have been identified for 2019 in Australia.
MDC Legal
Employers should have an understanding of the class action settlement system and what it could mean for your business.
Bartier Perry
Article provides an understanding of class actions; how they work, and more importantly, how they differ from other proceedings.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Implications for Australia of the recent US case involving risks associated with use of glyphosate.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Costs and burdens of class actions should not be imposed on defendants until plaintiff claims are properly articulated.
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Jones Day
This is Jones Day's fifth review of Australian class actions developments. The White Paper reviews the class actions that were commenced and settled in 2018–2019.
Clyde & Co
To date, there has been a relative shortage of privacy litigation being commenced against companies and government agencies, let alone any successful class action determinations through the Courts.
MDC Legal
Employers should have an understanding of the class action settlement system and what it could mean for your business.
Clyde & Co
Murphy Operator Pty Ltd and two other plaintiffs have commenced a class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd (GPC) for loss and damage alleged to have arisen from GPC's Gladstone Port
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The appeal decision does provide some clarity on how claims in class actions can be aggregated under an insurance policy.
Kells
Following the Hayne Royal Commission, class actions against banks have increased, for various actions of misconduct.
Jones Day
Large-scale class actions have become a common feature of the legal landscape in Australia.
KordaMentha
The assessment of loss in a shareholder class action often depends on how lawyers, on behalf of claimants, frame damages.
Bartier Perry
While similar to individually brought proceedings, class actions have procedural differences that councils should know.
Jones Day
The court's general power to make "any order [it] thinks appropriate or necessary to ensure that justice is done" in a class action has been employed to make a wide range of orders.
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