A simple decision on standing could have significant ramifications for a slew of shareholder class actions, as Ross McInnes and Alexandra Kennedy-Breit explain.
10 Jul 2014
By allowing the defendants to challenge the presumption of reliance at an early stage, the US Supreme Court in Halliburton took a small step forward in reducing the costs of shareholder claims. Ross McInnes, Nicholas Mavrakis and Shamus Toomey explain why this matters in Australia.
26 Jun 2014
Matthew Johnson and Julia Millar set out the basics of Australian contract law in this article taken from Clayton Utz's Doing Business in Australia, the essential guide for investors and business exploring commercial opportunities in Australia.
12 Jun 2014
Must each class member have a claim against each respondent? A new decision of the Federal Court might help resolve this long-running controversy, as Ross McInnes and Nina Markovic explain.
12 Jun 2014
You get a subpoena for your documents, even though you're not a party to the litigation. Most businesses automatically comply but should they? Luke Buchanan, Simone Rees and Nadia Latti set out the three questions you should ask to make sure the litigant isn't on a fishing expedition, and you're not on the hook.
15 May 2014