2013

02 Dec 2013

Councils and charities reach conditional settlement in Lehman damages case

Litigation funder Bentham IMF Limited and lawyers Piper Alderman today announced the liquidators of Lehman Brothers Australia (now in liquidation) had finally agreed to settle the IMF funded claims, conditional on Court approvals. ... Read More ›

13 Nov 2013

Congratulations to Peter Dwyer - BIC’s Supplier of the Year

Congratulations to Piper Alderman Corporate Transport partner, Peter Dwyer at being named Supplier of the Year at the Bus Industry Confederation’s (BIC) National Awards. ... Read more ›

31 Oct 2013

Piper Alderman welcomes employment relations specialist in Melbourne

Piper Alderman this week welcomes Tim Lange to its Melbourne office as a partner in the Employment Relations team. ... Read more ›

17 Oct 2013

Scheme of Arrangement approved by Lehman creditors

At a meeting held today, the client creditors of Lehman Brothers Australia Limited (In Liquidation) (LBA) unanimously approved a Scheme of Arrangement, that if approved by the Court, will see the US and Australian insurers of LBA pay millions of dollars for distribution to creditors. ... Read more ›

03 Sep 2013

Piper Alderman hosts farewell for American Ambassador

Piper Alderman was pleased to host the American Chamber of Commerce’s Cocktail Party to farewell US Ambassador Jeffrey L. Bleich. ... Read more ›

30 Jul 2013

Energy and resources partner joins Piper Alderman

Piper Alderman is pleased to welcome Energy and Resources partner Greg English to the firm’s Adelaide office. ... Read more ›
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30 Jul 2013

Energy and resources partner joins Piper Alderman

Piper Alderman is pleased to welcome Energy and Resources partner Greg English to the firm’s Adelaide office. ... Read more ›

18 Jul 2013

Piper Alderman acts on e3Learning sale

Piper Alderman recently advised on the sale of Adelaide based e3Learning, a multi-award winning web learning services provider, to Open Universities Australia ... Read more ›

21 Jun 2013

Piper Alderman acts on telecoms acquisition in Brisbane

Piper Alderman advised Vaya Pty Ltd, a Brisbane based fixed and mobile telecommunications provider, on the acquisition of Live Connected, an online mobile provider of online post-paid mobile solutions. ... Read more ›

16 May 2013

Piper Alderman’s Brisbane office doubles

Piper Alderman is pleased to announce that the firm will welcome a dozen new team members to the Brisbane office next week. When combined with the corporate transport group who joined in late April, the new corporate, resources and insolvency practices will double the size of the office. ... Read more ›

30 Apr 2013

Corporate Transport Team joins Piper Alderman in Brisbane

Piper Alderman is delighted to welcome a corporate transport team to the firm's Brisbane office. ... Read more ›

18 Apr 2013

Piper Alderman welcomes Lehman Brothers Scheme of Arrangement

The Partner responsible for Piper Alderman's successful case against Lehman Brothers, Amanda Banton, welcomes a proposal for a Scheme of Company Arrangement that has been put forward by the liquidators of Lehman Brothers Australia this week. ... Read more ›

17 Apr 2013

Piper Alderman to act on another S&P ratings case

Piper Alderman today filed against Standards & Poors on behalf of approximately 90 councils, religious organisations, charities and self-managed super funds. ... Read more ›

12 Apr 2013

Piper Alderman protects LM unit holders

Piper Alderman has been successful in protecting LM unit holder interests by securing the appointment of a new and independent trustee, Korda Mentha, to the LM Managed Performance Fund, which was formerly operated by LM Investment Managament Limited (LM). ... Read more ›

25 Mar 2013

Court makes final orders in landmark decision against Lehman Brothers Australia (In Liq)

In September 2012, the Federal Court delivered a landmark decision against Lehman Brothers Australia (In Liq) in a class action relating to losses by 72 local councils, charities, not-for-profits and church groups. The applicants have now received final orders from the Court. ... Read More ›

20 Mar 2013

Call to action for LM unit holders

Piper Alderman has been assisting unit holders in relation to the ongoing demise of the LM First Mortgage Fund including in respect of a class action. ... Read more ›

12 Mar 2013

Piper Alderman moves after 25 years

After 25 years operating from an iconic Flinders Street building, Piper Alderman has a new office for a new business era. ... Read More ›

08 Mar 2013

Court awards financial settlement against Standards and Poor's

In November 2012, the Federal Court of Australia handed down a world-first court ruling  against a ratings agency in relation to complex financial products known as constant proportion debt obligations or CPDOs. ... Read More ›

26 Feb 2013

Piper Alderman announces class action against Vodafone

Law firm Piper Alderman has announced plans to proceed with a class action against Vodafone. The action relates to Vodafone customers experiencing calls dropping out, reception issues, weak data and internet performance and poor customer service in 2010 and 2011. ... Read More ›

07 Feb 2013

Class action commenced against CBA for sale of complex financial products

Piper Alderman announces that it has filed a ‘class action’ in the Federal Court relating to synthetic collateralised debt obligations, or SCDOs, purchased from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). ... Read more ›