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Murray Goulburn sues insurer for $8.85M to recover class action costs
Insurance May 7, 2020 2:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has launched proceedings against AIG Australia seeking to recover 20 per cent of a $42 million class action settlement it paid, […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm has fees cut by ’embarrassing’ $2M as Murray Goulburn settlement approved
Class Actions April 7, 2020 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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Class action lawyer, funder Mark Elliott dies in vehicle accident
Class Actions February 18, 2020 10:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Melbourne-based class action lawyer and litigation funder Mark Elliott has reportedly died in a vehicle accident on his farm in Flinders, Victoria. Elliott, 58, who […]

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Funder’s cut, legal fees face scrutiny in second Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions November 27, 2019 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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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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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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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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$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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ASIC’s belated case against ex-Murray Goulburn execs survives, but judge says never again
ASIC October 4, 2019 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two former Murray Goulburn executives to throw out a disqualification case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments […]

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