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Class action applicant can’t bring ‘shambolic’ case over side deal with funder
Class Actions May 22, 2019 9:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

One of two lead applicants in the settled Arasor shareholder class action has been denied leave to be heard over its $1 million personal expenses […]

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Queensland Sugar in sweet victory as Wilmar negligence case dismissed
Contracts May 13, 2019 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industry-owned Queensland Sugar Limited has succeeded in dismissing a court case brought by Wilmar Sugar Australia after record-high rainfalls led to a $60.8 million loss […]

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Fight over funder’s ‘secret’ side deal in Arasor class action continues
Business of Law April 5, 2019 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has scheduled a two-day hearing to hear a dispute between investment group¬†Caason Investments, a lead applicant in a shareholder class action against defunct […]

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Judge won’t toss $17.5M Equititrust lawsuit against Tucker & Cowen
Restructuring & Insolvency March 19, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A name partner at law firm Tucker & Cowen and the firm itself have lost their bid for summary dismissal of a lawsuit brought by […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions January 8, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Funder was ‘moving force’ behind ‘doomed’ Octaviar class action, court told
Class Actions August 22, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Public Trustee of Queensland asked a court Wednesday for indemnity costs from a global litigation funder its says was the “real moving force” behind […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions July 26, 2018 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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Judge slams confidentiality clause in settlement of S&P class actions
Class Actions July 24, 2018 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge weighing a record settlement in multiple class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products said Tuesday there was “no way” he would […]

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Spat over ‘secret’ side deal in class action tossed on appeal
Class Actions June 18, 2018 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A legal stoush over a “secret” side agreement between the lead applicant in a shareholder class action and a litigation funder has been shut down, […]

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Secret side deal in class action holds up $19.25M settlement
Class Actions May 10, 2018 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A “secret” side agreement between the lead applicant in a shareholder class action and a litigation funder is at the centre of a dispute in […]

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