ARTICLES RELATING TO CLASS ACTION

Citi, JPMorgan, UBS face Australia forex cartel class action

2019-05-27 09:41

Citigroup, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among five banks named in a class action lawsuit in Australia seeking damages for colluding on foreign-exchange trading strategies.

Tiger Brands receives listeriosis class action summons, vows to fight it

2019-04-17 10:07

In February, the court determined that Richard Spoor Attorneys could go ahead with its class action application representing more than 1000 people affected by the listeriosis outbreak that claimed over 200 lives.

This is how much South Africa’s listeriosis victims may get, lawyers say

2018-12-05 10:00

There are some 1,000 claimants in the class action lawsuit triggered by Listeria traced back to Tiger Brands' Enterprise polony factory. If they are all successful in those claims, best-guess estimates suggest they will be paid between R100 million and R2 billion.

More South African investors join international litigation against Steinhoff

2018-11-07 15:38

Over 100 000 Steinhoff shareholders have registered with the International Steinhoff Litigation group.

Steinhoff investors invited to join European class action suit

2018-09-28 13:50

Shareholders of global retailer Steinhoff are invited to register to join a "class action suit" being brought by Dutch law firm BarentsKrans in Amsterdam.

BHP Billiton to fight Australian class action over Samarco dam disaster

2018-07-23 12:04

BHP Billiton has said it will fight a class action served in Victoria, Australia, over the 2015 Samarco dam disaster in Brazil.

Silicosis deal prompts tears

2018-05-13 06:00

Claimants relieved they will soon be able to get compensation after years of fighting mining companies.

Listeriosis: Class action suit against Tiger Brands, Enterprise launched in Johannesburg court

2018-03-29 11:21

A class action suit has been launched against Tiger Brands and Enterprise Foods at the Johannesburg High Court over listeriosis.

Court cases mounting against Steinhoff

2018-02-05 12:37

Steinhoff is now facing at least two class-action style lawsuits in Europe, as aggrieved investors try and recoup losses from its share price plunge.

Mines make room for silicosis settlements

2017-07-30 11:22

It is unclear how exactly multinational mining giant Anglo American came to the $101m “best estimate” it announced this week for settling its liability in the now 13-year-old legal battle to compensate mine workers suffering from lung diseases.

 

Tiger Brands profit drops 12% in wake of listeriosis outbreak

2019-05-22 09:04

Tiger Brands said first-half profit fell as Africa’s biggest publicly traded packaged-food company battles to overcome weak economic growth and the aftermath of a deadly outbreak of listeriosis.

Eskom to class action firm: We can’t be sued for load shedding and here’s why

2019-04-09 05:00

De Beer Attorneys announced last month that it would initiate a class action against Eskom on behalf of businesses that have suffered losses due to load shedding.

Listeriosis: Tiger Brands to cooperate with class action - but maintains it's not guilty yet

2018-12-03 20:06

Tiger Brands chief corporate affairs officer Mary Jane Morifi said the company would support the class action notice process to ensure that anyone with a legitimate claim can be informed of the class action.

Steinhoff class action must be dealt with sooner rather than later - attorney

2018-10-29 16:43

Attorneys from the International Steinhoff Litigation Group have said a global settlement would be in the interests of all shareholders, rather than actions seeking individual claims in different jurisdictions.

Transnet vows to probe claims of Gupta-linked Trillian hedging pension funds

2018-08-22 19:39

Transnet has confirmed that some pensioners are getting as little as R140 per month and say they are "working with" the pensioners to address the problem.

Sibanye-Stillwater says it will 'vigorously defend itself' against class action lawsuits

2018-06-28 17:50

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has said it will 'vigorously defend itself' after two US law firms announced they filed class action lawsuits to recover shareholder losses.

Most silicosis claimants living in poverty, say lawyers

2018-05-03 21:21

Lawyers say it would be difficult to quantify the exact number of possible claimants to be covered in the R5bn silicosis settlement, and that the majority of them are living in poverty.

Law firms look to maul Tiger Brands

2018-03-18 06:00

Three firms can’t wait to get their claws into class actions that could pay out millions of rands, writes Justin Brown.

Now Steinhoff faces German investor lawsuit

2017-12-20 13:23

Beleaguered Stellenbosch-headquartered retail giant Steinhoff is now facing a German investor lawsuit, after losing more than 85% of its market capitalisation in two weeks.

Halliburton to settle class action suit for $54m

2016-12-26 12:56

Petroleum service giant Halliburton has reached a $54m settlement in a class action lawsuit related to asbestos liability disclosures.

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