Managing competing class actions

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Topic:
Managing competing class actions

Speaker:
Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia

Venue:
Recorded at the NSW State Library in June 2021

The seminar covers the following key points:
  • Multiplicity and Pt IVA of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) — how did we get here and where are we going?
  • Reflecting on the High Court’s decision in Wigmans v AMP Ltd [2021] HCA 7; (2021) 388 ALR 272.
  • The multifactorial analysis at play — considering CJMcG Pty Ltd as Trustee for the CJMcG Superannuation Fund v Boral Limited (No 2) [2021] FCA 350.
  • Can funders ever ‘win’ against the ‘no-win/no-fee’ model? A reflection on funding developments and the issue of multiplicity.
  • Time and place — managing competing class actions across different forums and the importance of communication. 
  • Minimising cost and maximising efficiency in class action litigation.
Member Price: $0.00
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Speaker Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia
Venue NSW State Library
Date June 2021
Length 1 hour