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Class closure – the door remains ajar
Insight 08 Apr 2022

The Full Court of the Federal Court has held that group members in class actions may be informed that if they fail to register their claim they could be precluded from participating in any settlement (but remain bound by the proceeding's outcome).1 In reaching this decision, a rift has emerged between the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Federal Court regarding a key aspect of the case management of class actions. ...

Financial sector no longer main target: Class Action Risk report
News 17 Mar 2022

Data from 2021 shows the banking and financial sector was the third biggest target for new class action filings (down to 17% from 32% in 2020), after more than ten years managing heightened risk du ...

Allens advises Investec on sale of $1.1bn loan portfolio
News 30 Mar 2021

The portfolio comprises leveraged finance, corporate and fund finance loans to corporates and funds across business services, entertainment, retail, childcare, healthcare, mining services and ...

Allens advises Cerberus on proposed acquisition of Westpac's Strategic Alliances business
News 24 Aug 2020

Cerberus, a leader in alternative investing, will combine Strategic Alliances with its portfolio company, Angle Finance, to create a leading equipment financing company with diversified financing ...

Allens advises ESR Australia on establishment of two Australian logistics partnerships
News 29 Jun 2020

'Congratulations to ESR Australia on this exciting milestone,' said Marc Kemp, who led the Allens team. 'We enjoyed working with the energetic and talented team at ESR Australia, and look forward t ...

Conducting a consumer-facing business biggest indicator of class action risk
News 06 Mar 2020

According to the report, more than 40% of the class actions filed in 2019 were filed on behalf of consumers. This result is a change from recent years in which being an ASX-listed company was the ...

Court clears Vodafone/TPG merger in keenly awaited decision
News 13 Feb 2020

The Court, in the biggest merger litigation in Australia in 10 years, found against the ACCC and held that the merger would not have the likely effect of substantially lessening competition. Fiona ...

Allens expands its banking and financial services regulation capability with four new specialists
News 16 Jan 2020

Allens' market-leading team is uniquely placed to help clients navigate this environment and has expanded its capability across banking and financial services regulation with the addition of four n ...

Allens acts on NAIF loan package for WA's Beyondie project
News 09 Dec 2019

Located 160 km south east of Newman, the Project aims to produce SOP, a high-yield, premium fertiliser, for domestic and international sale. The loan is comprised of a $48 million Infrastructure ...

Allens advises CPPIB on first infrastructure investment in Indonesia
News 05 Dec 2019

Headquartered in Toronto, CPPIB is a global investment manager with a diversified portfolio of infrastructure assets, public equities, private equities, real estate and fixed income instruments. ...

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