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Court asked to find Retail Food Group class action exempt from MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-01-18 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action against franchise giant Retail Food Group wants to head off any challenge to its funding agreement with a court order that the […]

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The class action settlements that came under fire in 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-12 6:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

If evidence were needed that courts are not rubber stamping class action settlements, the scrutiny of multi-million dollar agreements in 2021 is proof positive that […]

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Judge shoots down ‘audacious’ McMillan Shakespeare claim for surplus class action funds
Class Actions 2021-12-22 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an “audacious” attempt by McMillan Shakespeare to recoup a surplus of funds left over after a $9.5 million class action settlement […]

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Funder of Qld energy class action takes on MIS rules in appeal
Class Actions 2021-12-16 7:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder has taken aim at a landmark judgment in an appeal of a ruling that found its funding arrangement with group members in […]

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Mercedes-Benz hits back at $650M lawsuit, says dealer agreements not ‘perpetual’
Franchises 2021-12-07 6:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mercedes-Benz has responded to a $650 million lawsuit by Australian dealers over its decision to move to a fixed-price agency model, saying it had a […]

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Dr Reddy’s must warn Celgene of plans to sell generic blockbuster cancer drug
Intellectual Property 2021-12-07 2:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Indian generics giant Dr Reddy’s Laboratories must give Bristol-Myers Squib unit Celgene Corporation three months’ notice before deciding to sell generic versions of blockbuster cancer […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s […]

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Lawyers, funder want 35% cut of $125M Crown class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-24 1:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers and funder behind a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will be asking the court to approve fees and commission worth 35 per […]

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Judge questions why fees, commission missing from Crown settlement notice
Class Actions 2021-11-23 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has directed that the legal fees and funding commission sought to be deducted from a $125 million class action settlement with Crown Resorts […]

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Judge throws out challenge to funding for Queensland energy class action
Class Actions 2021-11-17 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that argued the funding for a class action against two Queensland energy generators didn’t comply with new regulations […]

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