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Submission to the ALRC: Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third Party Litigation Funding
NRF discusses here their submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission inquiry.
Australia
29 Aug 2018
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ALRC inquiry into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders: What you need to know
The terms of reference of the inquiry require the ALRC to consider two overarching issues of the class action regime.
Australia
23 Jul 2018
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Marketing class actions: A new type of product claim in Australia
Given the proliferation of such marketing class actions in the United States, this could be a growth area in Australia.
Australia
8 Jun 2017
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Marketing class actions – A new frontier in Australia
The use of the class action forum for "marketing" claims represents a new dimension in this type of case in Australia.
Australia
6 Jun 2017
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Go fund me litigation – Does it have an impact?
Crowd funding via the pooling of funds for class actions has never been easier with these technological advancements.
Australia
1 May 2017
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UK opt-out collective actions – US class action lite, but still set to make an impact
This reforms and consolidates consumer protection laws and provides a mechanism for a form of "class action" in the UK.
UK
7 Oct 2015
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Product liability: Australian Vioxx class action litigation finally resolved
The long-running representative action brought on behalf of consumers of the arthritis drug, Vioxx, has been settled.
Australia
28 Jul 2015
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Class Action Update - Section 33ZF – Not as broad a power as you might think
In this decision, the judge provides clear analysis of the meaning and effect of s33ZF and when it can be utilised.
Australia
28 Jul 2015
9
Pharma in Focus – Vioxx case highlights class action difficulties - Toby Biddle
The issue of reforming class actions for pharmaceutical claims is highlighted in this article on the Vioxx litigation.
Australia
17 Mar 2015
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Australian Vioxx litigation finally resolved
This article looks at key aspects of the Vioxx decision and the implications for life sciences companies and insurers.
Australia
9 Mar 2015
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Horse flu class action – applicants sidestep limitations point
The applicants in the equine influenza class action have had a procedural victory, obtaining leave to amend their claim.
Australia
25 Dec 2014
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Causation in shareholder class actions: the fraud on the market theory and the impact of the US decision in the Halliburton case
The Halliburton decision in the US has the potential to impact the shareholder class action landscape in Australia.
Australia
28 Aug 2014
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Supreme Court of Victoria delivers a double blow to MCI and entrepreneurial class actions
Courts will not hesitate to intervene where group proceedings present a risk to the due administration of justice.
Australia
28 Aug 2014
14
The US ‘Fraud on the market’ presumption lives: implications for Australian shareholder class actions
A US decision has the potential to significantly alter the shareholder class action landscape in the US and, possibly Australia.
Australia
30 Jun 2014
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The Court’s grant of certiorari: Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317
In Halliburton, the US Supreme Court was granted certiorari to have the opportunity to reconsider the Basic presumption.
Australia
11 Jun 2014
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The Basic presumption: securities class actions: Basic, Inc. v. Levinson, 485 U.S. 224 (1988)
The US Supreme Court's 1988 ruling in Basic v Levinson was a watershed for class certification in securities cases.
Australia
11 Jun 2014
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Supreme Court class actions: ‘opt-out proceedings’ and their potential to hinder a global settlement
The proposed group settlement of a class action was jeopardised by a lone person who had opted out of the group.
Australia
11 Jun 2014
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Not so Basic anymore – USA Supreme Court to assess Basic’s 'fraud-on-the-market' presumption of reliance
Securities class actions are now big in Australia, involving regulators, litigation funders, underwriters and law firms.
Australia
11 Jun 2014
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Contingency fee arrangements and tighter controls for litigation funders: proposed reforms
The Productivity Commission has released its draft report concerning Access to Justice Arrangements in Australia.
Australia
29 Apr 2014
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A global perspective on securities class actions: a comparative analysis
With the trend towards globalisation, issuers of securities could look for funding in increasingly diverse markets.
Australia
11 Oct 2013
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