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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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Domino’s slammed by judge for ‘ridiculous’ redactions in class action docs
Franchise December 6, 2019 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pizza chain Domino’s has been blasted for redactions in documents it has produced in a class action over worker pay, with a judge warning the franchisor that it could not act as “judge and jury” in deciding what information could be given to the applicant.

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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Domino’s can’t block funder from viewing unredacted docs in class action
Class Actions November 5, 2019 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has rejected an “unusual” confidentiality regime proposed by Domino’s Pizza Enterprises which would have resulted in restricted access to discovered documents for […]

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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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Stage set for battle over court’s power to vary class action funding agreements
Analysis October 22, 2019 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 October 16, 2019 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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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance August 30, 2019 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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Law firms can push on with separate class actions against CBA under cooperation deal
Class Actions July 10, 2019 8:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rival law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald will be allowed to work together without consolidating their separate shareholder class actions against the Commonwealth […]

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