Topic: Class actions

A class action, is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of the group.

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The growing impact of rising shareholder class actions

Boards are caught in the middle of rising shareholder class actions and increasing D&O insurance costs. Here’s what directors need to know.

Directors, are you across class action reforms and the ASX Principles?

AICD's position on class action reforms, social licence to operate and the ASX Corporate Governance Principles. How does it affect your board?

Why Australia's class action laws need a rethink

Australia's class action law is in need of a rethink as the number and size of class actions funded by third parties grows.

Superannuation, financial reports and class actions go under the microscope

Superannuation, class actions and ASIC's focus for financial reports are now under the microscope.

Access to Justice must be Fair

The Rule of Law is an essential characteristic of Australian society. It’s fundamental to how we see ourselves, and how we like the world to see us. Timely and effective access to justice is a crucial...

Court opens the way to a class action rush

A landmark court decision could usher in another wave of class action litigation with cases to be larger and more complex than ever before.

Dealing with the threat of the class action 'new normal'

Companies and boards are under threat of class action litigation more than they ever have been before, a report by law firm King & Wood Mallesons shows. Directors must understand where they are vulner...
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