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Legitimacy of barristers’ $2.65M Banksia class action bill in question, court told
Class Actions 2020-04-20 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two barristers facing professional misconduct allegations in relation to the Banksia securities class action submitted more than $2.65 million in legal bills without documentation more […]

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Trivago appeals ruling it misled customers with hotel listings
Appeals 2020-03-10 12:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago has appealed a ruling that it misled consumers about its cheapest price promise by arranging listings according to payments it received […]

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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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Myer shareholders get second chance to prove loss in class action
Class Actions 2020-02-03 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 2020-01-30 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 2020-01-21 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 2020-01-14 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 2020-01-09 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 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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