Litigation funding clampdown may go too far, experts say

Feature May 22, 2020 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Litigation funders say they do not oppose the government’s plan to subject them to a licensing regime, but legal experts told Lawyerly the crackdown on funders may go too far too fast and could harm class action litigants.

Spotless pays $95M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions May 22, 2020 10:44 am By Alison Eveleigh

A $95 million settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group, the largest settlement in a shareholder class action in two years.

Client poaching allegations fly in Monsanto class actions
Class Actions May 22, 2020 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected concerns about client poaching raised by the law firms involved in competing class actions against chemical giant Monsanto.