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Stage set for battle over court’s power to vary class action funding agreements
Analysis 2019-10-22 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision refusing to approve a $42 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Murray Goulburn because of a “too high” funder’s commission […]

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Judge rejects $42M Murray Goulburn class action settlement, says funder’s cut too high
Class Actions 2019-10-16 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on a $42 million settlement of a class action against dairy giant Murray Goulburn, saying the commission sought […]

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Barclays, other banks in forex cartel class action must produce US case docs
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-08-15 3:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered a group of banks facing a competition class action over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging to hand over documents they produced as […]

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RMBL exec told class members he hoped they would opt out of case, court told
Class Actions 2019-07-30 7:39 pm By Amelia Birnie

Customers of mortgage lending and investment firm RMBL say they were “shocked” when the company’s chief financial officer allegedly called them to say “he hoped” […]

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Maurice Blackburn gets second shot at pursuing class action against BHP
Appeals 2019-05-28 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has partly prevailed in an appeal of a judge’s decision to put the brakes on its shareholder class action against BHP while greenlighting […]

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Woolworths class action homes in on supermarket giant’s price perception problem
Class Actions 2019-05-03 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths’ knowledge of its poor performance on price perception among shoppers in 2014 is at the centre of a $100 million shareholder class action against […]

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Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions 2018-10-26 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

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BHP faces second class action as it seeks to shut down first filed
Class Actions 2018-08-03 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton is facing the possibility of a second shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure at its mine in Brazil, but the cases […]

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