Class Actions

BILL TO CHANGE LAWS REGARDING CLASS ACTIONS AND FUNDING

9th November 2021
LCM responds to the Federal Government’s draft exposure bill proposing significant changes to Australia’s class actions regime.
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TREASURY CONSULTATION REQUEST – CHANGES TO LAWS AFFECTING CLASS ACTIONS

7th October 2021
LCM responds to a consultation paper from Treasury on draft legislation to amend the distribution of proceeds in funded class actions and other critical changes.
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Piper Alderman launches Australia’s biggest Energy Class Action

20th January 2021
The action seeks compensation for Queensland electricity consumers during the period January 2015 – January 2021.
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Court of Appeal upholds validity of funding agreement

4th December 2020
This important decision validates the third party funding of class actions in Queensland.
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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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