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Myer shareholders get second chance to prove loss in class action
Class Actions February 3, 2020 1:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

After failing to persuade the court at trial, shareholders in a class action against Myer have another chance to prove they suffered financial loss after […]

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Funder of second settled Murray Goulburn class action hires lawyers to fight for commission
Class Actions January 30, 2020 2:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

The entrepreneur who funded one of two settled Murray Goulburn class actions will defend his $10.5 million cut of the $37.5 million settlement, a commission […]

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Trivago misled hotel booking customers to boost income, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection January 21, 2020 11:48 am By Miklos Bolza

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago misled consumers about its cheapest price promise by arranging its listings according to payments it received instead of the actual hotel […]

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RMBL to pay $3M to settle class action
Class Actions January 14, 2020 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mortgage lending and investment company RMBL has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a class action alleging it charged excessive fees on loans and […]

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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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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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Settlement approval in second Murray Goulburn class action could be ‘messier’, judge says
Class Actions December 3, 2019 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a proposal to jointly hear argument for approval of settlements in two class actions against milk supplier Murray Goulburn, saying the […]

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Judge rules Myer misled shareholders, backs market-based causation
Class Actions October 24, 2019 2:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled that department store Myer engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and breached its continuous disclosure obligations when it failed to correct […]

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Training college Unique cops $4M penalty in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection October 31, 2019 2:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unique International College has been slapped with a $4.165 million penalty after a court found the defunct vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable conduct in enrolling […]

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