Episode 19: Insuring yourself against class action defence costs
Join our expert panel of Peter Holloway, Anne Hoffmann and Priscilla Bourne as they discuss the myriad considerations to make as an insurance policyholder when it comes to managing class action defence costs.
Episode 18: Threatened class actions: the how, where and why
Join class actions partners Liz Poulos, Harry Edwards and Ruth Overington as they discuss the implications of threatened class actions and current trends, and consider different funding models and other key drivers affecting a claim being filed.
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.
Episode 16: 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.
EP15: Group Costs Orders And Security For Costs In Class Action Proceedings
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.
EP14: Compare and contrast: Australia v New Zealand
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.
EP13: Perspectives – Key recommendations of the parliamentary joint committee
In this episode, Jason Betts, Ruth Overington and Melissa Gladstone-Joyce share their perspectives on key recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee’s inquiry into litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry.
EP12: The rise of state-based class action regimes
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.
EP11: Class actions and regulatory investigations key strategy
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.
EP10: Compare and contrast: Australia v US
Join the conversation in Episode 10, as Christine Tran, Aoife Xuereb and Maxwell Herman compare and contrast the US and Australian class action environments, and reference products and securities litigation in both jurisdictions.