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Domino’s class action reluctant to be class closure ‘guinea pig’
Class Actions 2021-08-30 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has again suggested the Full Court should weigh in on whether the court has the power to make class closure orders, but the […]

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A tale of two class actions: Helmed by same legal team, Murray Goulburn, Banksia cases chart different paths
Feature 2020-10-05 5:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

In August, the judge overseeing a Federal Court class action against dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn asked the parties to advise him whether the case should […]

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Murray Goulburn class action judge considered revisiting case in light of Banksia scandal
Class Actions 2020-09-29 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing a settled class action against Murray Goulburn, which earned millions of dollars for the same legal team accused of serious misconduct in […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm has fees cut by ’embarrassing’ $2M as Murray Goulburn settlement approved
Class Actions 2020-04-07 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $37.5 million Murray Goulburn class action settlement but slashed $2 million in legal costs sought by Mark Elliott’s […]

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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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Funder’s cut, legal fees face scrutiny in second Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions 2019-11-27 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder financing the second of two recently settled shareholder class actions against Murray Goulburn will face similar scrutiny over its commission as the […]

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Election challengers subpoena ABC for Josh Frydenberg interview in front of Chinese posters
ABC 2019-10-11 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two petitioners challenging the election of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and embattled Liberal MP Gladys Liu have subpoenaed the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Sky News for […]

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