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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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Governance Leadership Centre
Access to Justice must be Fair
27 December 2017 | Angus Armour FAICD
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
14 December 2016 | Ruth Overington
A landmark court decision could usher in another wave of class action litigation with cases to be larger and more complex than ever before.
Liability and Compliance
Dealing with the threat of the class action 'new normal'
12 October 2016
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...
Board and management
Duties and responsibilities