In the News Today - May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016
  • The Growth of Class Actions in Australia: "Class actions have unquestionably grown into the fastest-growing species of litigation in Australia in the last decade," said Jason Betts, a commercial litigation partner at Herbert Smith Freehills who has worked on the majority of Australia's largest shareholder class actions. "Class action risks, in all its forms, are one of the top three issues that boards concern themselves with," said Betts. (Lawyers Weekly