The Victorian Court of Appeal has held that commencing a class action with the predominant purpose of generating legal fees is an abuse of process but this might not be the last word on the matter, says Andrew Morrison.
19 Feb 2015
If you understand how an ASIC investigation is likely to proceed, you can be better prepared and can ensure any investigation will run as smoothly, and with as little disruption to your business, as possible. Randal Dennings sets out each phase, and how you can be ready.
05 Feb 2015
In this article taken from Clayton Utz's Doing Business in Australia, the essential guide for investors and business exploring commercial opportunities in Australia, Greg Williams and Tobin Meagher set out Australia's legal framework for battling corruption.
27 Nov 2014
Must each group member in a class action with multiple respondents have a claim against each respondent? After 15 years, we finally have an answer, and it's a good one for applicants and respondents alike, as Ross McInnes and Ewan Townsend explain.
02 Oct 2014
A grey area in litigation is now bright and clear. David Hillard says that costs orders for successful litigants represented pro bono is good news for low-income or disadvantaged clients.
02 Oct 2014