25 years of class actions in Australia


Edited by Damian Grave and Helen Mould

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Format: paperback
437 pages
ISBN: 9780646967158

Publication: 03 Mar 2017

Publisher: Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law

25 Years of Class Actions in Australia: 1992–2017 provides an extensive analysis of the law and practice of class actions in Australia over the last 25 years. Over 19 chapters, it features contributions from current and former members of the judiciary, including practitioners from leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.

The book contains a foreword by the Honourable James Allsop AO, Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia.

  1. Introduction
    Ken Adams, Helen Mould and Damian Grave
  2. Class actions in Australia: recollections of the early days
    The Hon Murray Wilcox AO QC
  3. The first 25 years: has the class action regime hit the mark on access to justice?
    The Hon Justice Bernard Murphy and Vince Morabito
  4. Empirical perspectives on 25 years of class actions
    Vince Morabito
  5. Issues in case management of class actions and administration of settlements - Kilmore East/Kinglake bushfire trial
    The Hon Justice Jack Forrest
  6. Some forensic issues and techniques
    The Hon Justice Jonathan Beach
  7. Resolving multiple claims – how efficient is the class action regime?
    Ruth Overington
  8. Causation: establishing the critical link between misconduct and loss in securities class actions
    Leah Watterson and Damian Grave
  9. Measuring and proving loss in securities class actions
    Michael Garner and Helen Mould
  10. Litigation funding for class actions
    Jason Betts, David Taylor and Christine Tran
  11. Litigation funding and class actions – idealism, pragmatism and a new paradigm
    Susanna Khouri, Wayne Attrill and Clive Bowman
  12. Weighing the bird in the hand: settlement of class actions
    Cameron Hanson
  13. Class actions and social justice: achievements and barriers
    Ben Slade and Jarrah Ekstein
  14. Class actions and law reform: insights from Australia and England, a quarter of a century apart
    Rachael Mulheron
  15. Securities class actions in England and Wales: a gathering storm?
    Harry Edwards and Simon Clarke
  16. Section 33ZF: class actions problem solver?
    Michael Legg and James Metzger
  17. Side by side (A, B and C): securities class actions and D&O insurance
    Guy Narburgh and Sally-Anne Ivimey
  18. A global class action landscape: US environmental and data breach class actions – a sign of things to come?
    Ante Golem, Christine Tran, Scott Ivey and Jake Reynolds
  19. Class actions: the good, the bad and the ugly
    The Hon Ray Finkelstein AO QC

Format: paperback
Size: 246 × 172 × 22 mm
437 pages
Copyright: © 2017
ISBN: 9780646967158
Publication: 03 Mar 2017