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Court says minister has 'duty of care' in coal investment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
... change. The case was brought by Equity Generation Lawyers principal David Barnden. He is the same lawyer who defended Mark McVeigh in his case against his super fund Rest. That case resulted in McVeigh and Rest settling out of court and Rest changing ...

Rest launches low-cost SRI option

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 APR 2021
... also excluded. Development of the option follows the landmark Federal Court case brought against Rest by its member, Mark McVeigh. After more than two years, the case was dismissed as Rest agreed to all of McVeigh's requests, including publicly acknowledging ...

Commonwealth seeks to stop bond class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... La Trobe University in July 2019, where O'Donnell is studying law. Barnden is the same lawyer who represented Mark McVeigh in his landmark case against industry fund Rest, which settled out of court but saw the fund change its policies around climate ...

FS team picks: The top stories for 2020

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
Of the almost 3500 stories penned this year, these are the stories the Financial Standard team feels defined 2020. The Financial Standard editorial team has written 3484 stories so far in 2020. It wasn't always easy either. Like most of you, we ...

Rest develops ethical option

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... option, following its recent legal stoush with a member over climate change. In the wake of its settlement with member Mark McVeigh, Rest is seeking feedback from members as to what they feel a socially responsible investment option should look like ...

Rest climate case dismissed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
The Federal Court case brought by Mark McVeigh against the $57 billion industry super fund has been dismissed. The case was scheduled to be heard today but Justice Perram ordered that by consent the case was to be dismissed. McVeigh and Rest have been ...

Rest climate change case pushes ahead

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... members over the fund's approach to climate change is pushing ahead, with a trial fast approaching. Rest and Mark McVeigh have a hearing for a dispute on discovery and privilege today before mediation on September 22 and a pre-trial case management ...

Bond investor sues Australian government

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... responsibility to disclose climate change as a risk in bond information statements. Barnden is the same lawyer representing Mark McVeigh in his suit against superannuation fund Rest for its alleged failure to address and disclose climate risk appropriately. ...

Rest climate change trial delayed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
Rest member Mark McVeigh's day in court with his $57 billion industry superannuation fund over its management of climate change risk has been delayed. New orders were made in the Federal Court yesterday, with the trial date pushed back from July ...

Super funds' dirty, poor performing stocks revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... fell by 57.55% from $33.7 billion to $14.3 billion. Market Forces' online super fund comparison tools are how Mark McVeigh started looking into what his super fund, Rest, was doing on climate change. McVeigh's curiosity resulted in a lawsuit ...
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