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Class Actions Fireside podcast series

11 July 2022 | Insight
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Our series charting group actions in Australia brings you the latest developments in accessible video and podcast form

Join our leading class action experts for an informal discussion as they unpack the headlines, explain the issues and share their views on the latest class action developments. In this series, we present 15-20 minute sessions designed to bring you quickly up to speed, in what is a significant and rapidly changing area of risk for Australian organisations.

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Episode 17: Bracing for a year of change

Our expert panel of Jason Betts, Aoife Xuereb, and Melissa Gladstone-Joyce discuss what a new government means for the class action landscape, and revisit their 2022 predictions by sharing key developments on issues such as class closure and the award of contingency fees.


 

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Where to next? The class actions landscape in 2020

On Thursday 3 September we hosted a client webinar to discuss some of the key issues currently shaping the class actions landscape in 2020.

Myer: the first shareholder class action judgment in Australia

The first superior court judgment in a shareholder class action in Australia has been handed down by Justice Beach of the Federal Court of Australia in TPT Patrol Pty Ltd as trustee for Amies Superannuation Fund v Myer Holdings Ltd. 

Funded class actions under the spotlight: Australian Federal Government introduces new regulations

On 24 July 2020, the Australian Federal Government introduced new regulations, removing the ‘managed investment scheme’ (MIS) and other financial services regulatory exemptions that apply for litigation funding schemes used in class actions.

Australian Federal Government eases continuous disclosure rules

On the 25 May, the Australian Federal Government modified the continuous disclosure provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) in an effort to provide temporary relief to companies and officers for a six month period from Tuesday 26 May 2020.


 

 

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