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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Does Australia need to review its continuous disclosure regime?

Has Australia's continuous disclosure regime reached a tipping point? Quentin Digby, Garth Riddell and Barry Wang from Herbert Smith Freehills argue for a rethink.

Class actions: Top 5 liability claims for directors

Ahead of the release this month of an Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiry report into class actions and litigation funding, AICD takes a look at insurance claims data for ASX200 firms and ...

Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders

On 13 November 2018 the AICD provided a supplementary submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) as part of its Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders.

Why IP reporting and protection should be on your board agenda

In the knowledge economy, directors have a duty to ensure their IP is properly reported on and protected.

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.
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