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S&P analysts take stand in class action trial
Class Actions 2018-04-17 8:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two high ranking analysts from S&P Global have distanced themselves from the decision making process behind healthy ratings given to toxic financial products at the […]

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Judge slams class action fee assessors
Class Actions 2018-04-03 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has questioned the independence of for-hire fee assessors in class actions, calling their opinions on legal costs “next to useless”. In […]

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Magic Circle firm to rep Rio Tinto in ASIC case
Securities 2018-03-21 11:26 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance will represent Rio Tinto as it faces legal action in Australia over allegedly misleading investors about the coal reserves of […]

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S&P settlement free of litigation funder’s ‘premium’, judge told
Securities 2018-03-08 9:51 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A judge was asked Thursday to approve a confidential settlement in a class action against S&P Global over its ratings on synthetic collateralised debt obligations, […]

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S&P settles Lifeplan class action over CDOs ratings
Class Actions 2018-02-20 12:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

S&P Global Ratings has reached a settlement in an Australian class action by investors who bought collateralised debt obligations rated healthy by the U.S. credit […]

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