ASX Shareholder Claims


Victoria Registry, Federal Court of Australia (VID1317/2017).

Date of Filing

4 December 2017.

File Title

Zantran Pty Limited v Crown Resorts Limited.

Presiding Judge

Justice Murphy.

Solicitors for Applicant

Maurice Blackburn.

Solicitors for Respondents

Minter Ellison Lawyers.


Claim Overview

On 17 October 2016, Crown shares fell nearly 14% in a day, following confirmations of the detention of Crown staff in China on suspicion of engaging in illegal marketing of its gambling services. Following their initial detention, the 19 Crown employees pleaded guilty to the commission of gambling offences contrary to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China and in June 2017 they were convicted by the Baoshan District Court.

The claim alleges contraventions of the ASIC Act and the Corporations Act.

Class Members

Shareholders that purchased CWN shares in the period 6 February 2015 to 16 October 2016.

Current Status

The proceeding is listed for trial commencing on 9 November 2020.