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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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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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Domino’s can’t block funder from viewing unredacted docs in class action
Class Actions 2019-11-05 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 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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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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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 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 2019-07-10 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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