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No duty of care owed to Centrelink recipients, gov’t says in Robodebt class action defence
Class Actions 2020-02-18 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Defending against a $300 million class action brought by Centrelink recipients over its Robodebt scheme, the Federal Government has told a court it did not […]

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RMBL to pay $3M to settle class action
Class Actions 2020-01-14 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mortgage lending and investment company RMBL has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a class action alleging it charged excessive fees on loans and […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Dover can seek access to ASIC files in bid to prove ‘Orwellian’ client protection policy harmed no one
Financial Services 2019-12-20 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defunct Dover Financial, which faces a penalty hearing next year after it was found to have misled customers with an inaptly titled ‘client protection policy’, […]

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IMF drops fight over commission in settled Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions 2019-12-20 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has thrown in the towel in a battle over its cut of a $42 million settlement in a class action against […]

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$42M Murray Goulburn settlement wins approval, but fight over funder’s cut still on
Class Actions 2019-12-06 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two months after rejecting the deal because the litigation funder’s cut appeared excessive, a judge has approved a $42 million class action settlement with Murray […]

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‘Orwellian doublespeak’: Judge lashes Dover Financial’s client protection policy
ASIC 2019-11-22 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its case against defunct financial advisor Dover Financial and its former director, who famously collapsed during the […]

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Funder won’t fight court’s power to vary class action commission
Class Actions 2019-11-15 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Whether judges can alter the terms of litigation funding agreements in class actions is a question that will remain unsettled for now, after litigation funder […]

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Funder to fight for Murray Goulburn class action commission, as milk supplier settles second case
Class Actions 2019-11-01 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn has agreed to pay $37.5 million to resolve the second of two shareholder class actions over its 2016 profit forecasts, as the $42 […]

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Woolworths class action funder wants up to 35% of any recovery
Class Actions 2019-10-28 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder backing a shareholder class action against Woolworths wants a 35 percent slice of any settlement or judgment in the $100 million case, according […]

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