Class Actions

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT INQUIRY INTO LITIGATION FUNDING AND CLASS ACTIONS

19th June 2020
LCM responds to the Federal Government inquiry into the regulation of litigation funding and class actions.
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Piper Alderman announces Class Action against Stanwell Corporation and CS Energy

18th June 2020
The action will seek to recover compensation for all electricity customers in Queensland during August 2014 - December 2019 period.
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Australian Regulation of Litigation Funders

26th May 2020
LCM notes the recent announcement by Federal Treasurer of Australia, Josh Frydenberg, that litigation funders operating in Australia will be subject to new regulation.
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Landmark Decision for Class Actions in Queensland

3rd October 2019
Supreme Court of Queensland holds that LCM’s funding agreement is not unenforceable.
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SUPER MEMBERS LAUNCH CLASS ACTION

18th July 2019
LCM is funding a class action that is being brought against Suncorp Super.
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Security for costs “in a form enforceable in Australia”

4th February 2019
LCM Investment Manager, Susanna Taylor, responds to the ALRC’s recommendation regarding security for costs in class actions.
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ALRC Inquiry into Class Actions and Funding

14th August 2018
LCM responds to the Australian Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper ‘Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders’
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VLRC Access to Justice Inquiry

14th August 2018
LCM responds to the Victorian Law Reform Commission inquiry ‘Access to Justice – Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings'
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Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

7th March 2018
LCM is funding a class action that is being brought against Gladstone Ports Corporation for losses to the commercial fishing industry.
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Litigation Finance under review

1st February 2018
Two separate reviews are currently underway concerning the litigation funding industry in Australia. The first of these was launched in January 2017, when the Victorian Government asked the Victorian
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