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Law firm hits Uber with another class action after court loss
Class Actions April 28, 2020 12:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A plaintiffs law firm has fired off another class action against Uber after losing a bid to amend the group definition in a class action […]

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Sparke Helmore says it should have to pay no more than $7.6M of IOOF judgment
Appeals April 3, 2020 9:24 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sparke Helmore has admitted that legal advice it provided to IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees was inadequate but has argued it should be responsible only […]

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Sparke Helmore equally responsible for $76M judgment against IOOF unit, court hears
Appeals April 2, 2020 10:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sparke Helmore is equally responsible for a $76.6 million judgment against IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by collapsed […]

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Judge shoots down amendment to group definition in Uber class action
Class Actions April 2, 2020 5:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid by the applicant in a massive class action against ride-sharing giant Uber to amend the group definition to include […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions January 9, 2020 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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‘Good practical sense’: Judge OKs taxi driver class action against Uber
Competition & Consumer Protection January 6, 2020 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Uber has failed to put the brakes on a massive class action alleging the ride-sharing giant engaged in a conspiracy to steal business from taxi […]

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IMF drops fight over commission in settled Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions December 20, 2019 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 December 6, 2019 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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Funder won’t fight court’s power to vary class action commission
Class Actions November 15, 2019 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 November 1, 2019 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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