Fireside Series EP1 – Recent Australian reform wrap-up
Fireside Series EP2 – Litigation funding in Australia
Fireside Series EP3 – Future of shareholder class actions
Cut through all the noise of the recent class action reforms, as our expert panel unpacks the headlines and explains the issues and how it might impact you and the future trajectory of class action activity.
Our expert panel discusses the growth in litigation funding in Australia, common fund orders and contingency fees, regulation of funders and the link to the recently announced Parliamentary Committee inquiry.
In this episode, our expert panel reflects on the current debate surrounding shareholder class actions, the Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination No 2 and how further reform urged by some stakeholders might play out.
Fireside Series EP4 – What’s next for class actions?
Fireside Series EP5 – Product liability class actions
Fireside Series EP7 – Brave New World of Class Action Litigation Funding
In this episode, our expert panel share their thoughts on what’s next for class actions, having regard to emerging trends, the current economic climate and COVID-19.
Our expert panel discuss the suitability of the class action regime for mass product liability claims, particularly those involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices and general consumer products where personal injury is alleged.
Our expert panel discuss the controversial new funding regulations applicable to litigation funding schemes used in class actions and its potential impact on class action proceedings.
Fireside Series EP8 – Class action settlements: strategic considerations for mediation
Fireside Series EP9 – Class Actions: Myths and Misconceptions
Fireside Series EP10 – Compare and contrast: Australia v US
In this episode, Ante Golem, Cameron Hanson and Gregg Rowan discuss the important considerations that help to inform the settlement of a class action, including the preparation for virtual mediations given current Covid-19 restrictions.
In this episode, Peter Holloway, Harry Edwards and Leah Watterson discuss and address common misconceptions and misunderstandings about aspects of the class action regime.
In this episode, Christine Tran, Aoife Xuereb and Maxwell Herman discuss US and Australian class actions and shine a spotlight on products and securities litigation in both jurisdictions
Fireside Series EP11 – Class actions and regulatory investigations: the key strategy considerations
2020 Our reflections on Class Actions in Australia
Poolside Series EP12 – The rise of state-based class action regimes
In this episode, Jason Betts, Ruth Overington and Peter Butler discuss the interrelationship between regulatory activity and class action activity and the strategic matters to consider when responding to investigations in this context.
In this episode, Damian Grave, Elizabeth Poulos, Ante Golem and Leah Watterson discuss the rise of state-based class action regimes and highlight some of the key issues that have arisen to date.
Poolside Series EP13– Perspectives – Key recommendations of the parliamentary joint committee
Poolside Series EP14 – Compare and contrast: Australia v New Zealand
Poolside EP15: Group costs orders and security for costs in class action proceedings
In this episode our panel share their perspectives on key recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee’s inquiry into litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry.
In this episode, Christine Tran, Ante Golem and Helen Mould are joined by special guest Sophie East of Bell Gully as they compare and contrast the proposed class action regime and regulation of commercial litigation funding in New Zealand against current activity in Australia.
In this episode, Alan Mitchell and Aoife Xuereb discuss the recent introduction of group costs orders in class actions commenced in Victoria and issues that arise in security for costs applications in class action proceedings.
Fireside Series EP16 – Responding to a class action threat
In this episode, Harry Edwards, Peter Butler and Kara Butler will discuss how to respond to a class action threat and the immediate steps that companies should take.