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Volkswagen's Canadian unit agrees to settle class action lawsuit

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG's Canadian unit said on Friday it had agreed to settle a class action lawsuit by compensating users of some Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles over emission issues.

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UPDATE 1-Goldman thwarts fraud class action tied to Abacus CDO--US appeals court

NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court said a shareholder lawsuit accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc of fraudulently claiming to put client interests before its own when creating risky subprime securities before the financial crisis, including a collateralized debt obligation known as Abacus, cannot proceed as a class action.

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Goldman thwarts fraud class action tied to Abacus CDO: U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court said a shareholder lawsuit accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc of fraudulently claiming to put client interests before its own when creating risky subprime securities before the financial crisis, including a collateralized debt obligation known as Abacus, cannot proceed as a class action.

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Brazil's Eletrobras hires Hogan Lovells to resolve U.S. class action lawsuits

SAO PAULO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-owned power holding Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA has hired law firm Hogan Lovells to "resolve class action lawsuits" in the U.S., according to a note published on Friday on the official government gazette.

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UPDATE 5-Petrobras to pay $2.95 bln to settle U.S. corruption lawsuit

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action corruption lawsuit, in what was said to be the biggest such payout in the United States by a foreign entity.

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Petrobras to pay $2.95 billion to settle U.S. corruption lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action corruption lawsuit, in what was said to be the biggest such payout in the United States by a foreign entity.

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UPDATE 4-Petrobras to pay $2.95 bln to settle U.S. corruption lawsuit

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action corruption lawsuit, in what was said to be the biggest such payout in the United States by a foreign entity.

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UPDATE 3-Brazil's Petrobras settles U.S. corruption class action for $2.95 bln

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Brazil state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday it had agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors who claim they lost money as a result of a graft scandal.

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Brazil's Petrobras settles U.S. corruption class action for $2.95 billion

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Petroleo Brasileiro SA , Brazil's state-controlled oil company, said on Wednesday it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors who claim they lost money as a result of a corruption scandal.

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UPDATE 1-Petrobras to pay $2.95 bln to settle U.S. class action over corruption

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said on Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors who claim they lost money as a result of a corruption scandal.

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Petrobras to pay $2.95 billion to settle U.S. class action over corruption

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA , said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors seeking to recoup money they claim to have lost as a result of a corruption scandal.

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Petrobras to pay $2.95 bln to settle U.S. class action over corruption

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors seeking to recoup money they claim to have lost as a result of a corruption scandal.

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UPDATE 1-Ramen price-fixing class action headed for U.S. trial

Dec 29 (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss antitrust class action litigation accusing two big South Korean ramen producers of conspiring to fix prices in the United States, clearing the way for a trial.

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Ramen price-fixing class action headed for U.S. trial

Dec 29 (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss antitrust class action litigation accusing two big South Korean ramen producers of conspiring to fix prices in the United States, clearing the way for a trial.

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BRIEF-Aveo Pharma Entered Into Binding MoU With Class Representatives Regarding Settlement Of A 2013 Class Action Lawsuit

* AVEO PHARMACEUTICALS - ENTERED INTO BINDING MOU WITH CLASS REPRESENTATIVES BOB LEVINE & WILLIAM WINDHAM REGARDING SETTLEMENT OF A 2013 CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

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Harvey Weinstein and His Former Businesses Are Sued by Six Women in Class Action

In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs claim Miramax and The Weinstein Company worked to cover-up Mr. Weinstein’s “widespread sexual harassment and assault.”

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Google beats class action sex bias claims, for now

(Reuters) - A California state judge has dismissed class action claims accusing Alphabet Inc's Google of paying female employees less than men and giving them fewer opportunities for promotions.

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Shareholders sue Australia's Crown Resorts over China marketing

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd was slapped with a class action lawsuit on Monday for allegedly failing to inform shareholders of a marketing campaign in China that resulted in staff arrests and a slump in the share price.

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Australia's Crown Resorts faces class action

(Reuters) - Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd on Monday said that Maurice Blackburn Lawyers had commenced a class action proceeding against Crown in the Federal Court of Australia.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims

NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate.

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U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate.

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CORRECTED-COLUMN-Data breach class actions are the least of Uber’s problems: Frankel

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - On Tuesday, Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, disclosed that in late 2016, hackers got hold of personal data belonging to 57 million Uber drivers and riders. Uber did not report the incident to riders or drivers when it occurred, Khosrowshahi said. As Reuters reported Wednesday, the company paid the hackers $100,000 in exchange for their assurances the stolen data would be destroyed.

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Gold mining firms set aside $360 million for South Africa silicosis law suit

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung diseases while working in South African mines, an industry document said on Wednesday.

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Harvey Weinstein, movie studios sued over alleged sexual misconduct in class action suit

(Reuters) - A second actress has filed an anonymous case claiming she was sexually harassed by movie producer Harvey Weinstein and has also asked for class action status against Weinstein and the two companies he co-founded in a lawsuit on Wednesday.

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Austrian can't file Facebook class action suit: EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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UPDATE 2-Austrian can't file Facebook class action suit -EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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Austrian can't file class action suit against Facebook: EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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Austrian activist cannot file class action suit against Facebook - EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - An Austrian law student and privacy activist cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company there on his own behalf.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 7

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 14 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * BARCLAYS: Barclays Plc has failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to unwind a class action lawsuit accusing the British bank of defrauding shareholders about its private "dark pool" trading platforms. * FOX/SKY: Walt Disney Co discussed buying Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox's international assets such as pay TV provider Sky Plc, CNBC said. Fox ha

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Barclays fails to end U.S. 'dark pool' class action

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barclays Plc has failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to unwind a class action lawsuit accusing the British bank of defrauding shareholders about its private "dark pool" trading platforms.

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Trump kills class-action rule against banks, lightening Wall Street regulation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed a Congressional resolution on Wednesday that lets banks block customers from filing class action lawsuits, partly delivering on his election...

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In class action policy war, data backs big business: Frankel

NEW YORK (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Equifax says consumers can still sue after class action law axed

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Senate's move to kill a rule allowing customers to sue financial companies in class actions does not prohibit consumers from taking legal action against the credit reporting firm over its massive cyber breach.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. law firm files class suit against Rio Tinto over Mozambique coal

* 1st publicly announced class action vs Rio on Mozambique deal

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U.S. law firm files class suit against Rio Tinto over Mozambique coal

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A U.S. law firm has filed a class action suit against mining giant Rio Tinto, which is facing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fraud charges stemming from an ill-fated investment in Mozambique coal mining.

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Silent Partners: The bankrollers behind the rush of Australia shareholder lawsuits

SYDNEY (Reuters) - After Australian internet company Vocus Telecommunications Ltd gave its second profit warning in seven months, fund manager David Pace received an email from a law firm asking him to join a shareholder class action.

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Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC agree to pay $132 mln to settle Libor claims

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and HSBC Holdings Plc have agreed to pay a combined $132 million to settle a U.S. class action brought by futures traders accusing them of manipulating the Libor benchmark interest rate, according to a U.S. court filing on Wednesday.

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U.S. Supreme Court will not review Conagra cooking oil class action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a bid by Conagra Brands Inc to escape a class-action lawsuit accusing it of falsely labeling its cooking oil as 100 percent natural even though it had genetically modified ingredients.

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Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A district court in Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power and the Japanese government were liable for damages totaling about 500 million yen ($4.44 million) in the largest class action lawsuit brought over the 2011 nuclear disaster, Kyodo news agency said.

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Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 nuclear disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A district court in Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the Japanese government are liable for damages in the largest class action lawsuit brought over the 2011 nuclear disaster in the region, Kyodo news agency reported.

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TGI Fridays drink price class action scuttled by N.J. Supreme Court

(Reuters) - New Jersey's highest court on Wednesday blocked TGI Fridays customers from pursuing a class-action lawsuit claiming that the restaurant chain failed to disclose drink prices on menus.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Let Wronged Workers Join Together for Justice

The Supreme Court is set to hear three cases on companies’ arbitration agreements that bar employees from pressing class action claims.

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Senate poised to repeal new rule allowing consumer class actions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will soon likely vote to kill a new ban on banks and credit card companies requiring customers to surrender their right to sue in order to open accounts, according to aides, lobbyists and activists.

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U.S. Senate poised to repeal new rule allowing consumer class actions

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will soon likely vote to kill a new ban on banks and credit card companies requiring customers to surrender their right to sue in order to open accounts, according to aides, lobbyists and activists.

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BRIEF-Southgobi provides an update on the Ontario class action

* Court's decision on Sept 18 dismissed Co's appeal of original court decision to permit plaintiff to commence class action against Co

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BRIEF-Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay - ABC

* Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay - ABC Source text : http://abcn.ws/2vWugk4 Further company coverage:

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COLUMN-Will Equifax securities class action break jinx for shareholders?: Frankel

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Shareholders haven’t had much success in securities class actions blaming investor losses on corporate data breach disclosures.

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Some U.S. banks already comply with new class action, arbitration rule

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren, who opposes efforts to dismantle a new rule allowing customers to sue financial companies in class actions, released letters on Tuesday from U.S. bank CEOs in which they declined to defend lobbying against the measure and several said they already comply with it.

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Trump administration signals plans to defang retirement rule

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government will likely water down a key part of a landmark retirement rule, lawyers for the Department of Labor said, signaling that the government will offer an out for brokerages that would have been subject to class action lawsuits.

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BRIEF-Honda says reaches agreement to settle Takata Airbag inflator MDL

* Honda says reached agreement to resolve economic loss claims in Takata Airbag inflator multidistrict class action litigation in the United States

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Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit by a couple who claims defective eclipse glasses purchased through the online retailer damaged their eyes.

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Homeowner's lawsuit says Wells Fargo charged improper mortgage fees

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A homeowner has filed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Wells Fargo & Co of improperly charging thousands of customers nationwide to lock in interest rates when their mortgage applications were delayed.

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Australia's Treasury Wine pays $39 mln to settle shareholder class action

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates Ltd said on Monday it will pay A$49 million ($39 million) to settle a class action lawsuit over allegations it misled shareholders about problems at its U.S. business.

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BRIEF-Sevcon says Louis Scarantino filed purported stockholder class action lawsuit against co

* Sevcon Inc - ‍On Aug 22, Louis Scarantino filed purported stockholder class action lawsuit against co,directors,Borgwarner, and one of its unit in court

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BRIEF-Home Capital provides update on agreement to settle class action matters

* Home capital provides update on agreement to settle class action matters

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BRIEF-China Commercial Credit Inc enters into agreement to settle class action litigation

* China Commercial Credit Inc- Enters into stipulation and agreement to settle securities class action litigation Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Sears, Whirlpool win fee reduction in washer lawsuit

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court reduced by $2 million the legal fees that Sears Holdings Corp and Whirlpool Corp must pay to settle a class action lawsuit over defective washing machines. The reason: the case was not that complicated.

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BRIEF-Home Capital provides update on agreements to settle OSC and class action matters

* Home Capital provides update on agreements to settle OSC and class action matters

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U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit over Buffett's See's 'kosher' chocolate

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit claiming that See's Candies, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sold Valentine's Day chocolates that were mislabeled as kosher.

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BRIEF-Goldman Sachs updates on class action related to orders placed on some electronic currency trading platforms

* Goldman Sachs - On July 12, GS&Co and group were named defendants in putative class action filed in U.S. District court for southern district of New York‍​

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New U.S. rule on class actions survives first challenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new U.S. rule aimed at restoring consumers' ability to band together to sue financial companies has survived its first challenge, as a top banking regulator on Monday said he would not petition for it to be suspended.

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New rule on class actions survives first challenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Acting U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika said on Monday he will not petition the council of financial regulatory chiefs to stay a new rule aimed at restoring consumers' ability to band together to sue financial companies.

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Germany open to class action lawsuits in emissions scandal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is open in principle to class action lawsuits against carmakers engulfed in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Transport Ministry said on Monday ahead of a diesel summit this week.

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Banks must face interest rate swap class action: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday said investors may pursue part of their nationwide antitrust lawsuit accusing 12 of the world's biggest banks of conspiring to rig the $275 trillion market for interest rate swaps.

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Banks must face interest rate swap class action -U.S. judge

NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday said investors may pursue part of their nationwide antitrust lawsuit accusing 12 of the world's biggest banks of conspiring to rig the $275 trillion market for interest rate swaps.

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Court blocks $18 billion British class action against MasterCard

LONDON (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked by a British court on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Court blocks $18 bln British class action against MasterCard

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked by a British court on Friday.

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MasterCard says $18 billion British class action lawsuit blocked

LONDON (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked from proceeding by a judge, MasterCard said on Friday.

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MasterCard says $18 bln British class action lawsuit blocked

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked from proceeding by a judge, MasterCard said on Friday.

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Austrian activist, 25,000 supporters seek right to bring class-action suit against Facebook

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) heard arguments on Wednesday over whether to allow a class action suit against Facebook, brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems - and about 25,000 other users across the globe.

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BRIEF-Cannell Capital announces discontinuance of Strad class action

* Cannell Capital llc says announce discontinuance of matter of tristan partners, et al. versus. Strad Energy Services

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UPDATE 1-New rule requires U.S. banks to allow consumer class actions

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - U.S. banks and credit card companies could be prevented from blocking customers from banding together to sue them under a rule released by the country's consumer finance agency on Monday.

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Petrobras corruption class actions need changes -U.S. appeals court

July 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge must redefine which groups of investors can sue Brazilian state-controlled oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA in their bid to recoup billions of dollars of alleged losses tied to its corruption scandal, a U.S. appeals court said on Friday.

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BRIEF-IDT says ‍plaintiff JDS1 filed putative class action & derivative complaint against co

* Says ‍plaintiff JDS1 filed putative class action & derivative complaint against co, Patrick Henry trust, Howard Jonas, each of Straight Path's directors​

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BRIEF-Xactly purported stockholder class action lawsuit filed in U.S. District court against co, its directors, excalibur parent among others​​

* Xactly - ‍on June 30, purported stockholder class action lawsuit filed in U.S. District court against co, its directors, excalibur parent among others​​

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Australian class action suit filed against Johnson & Johnson over pelvic mesh

SYDNEY, July 4 (Reuters) - Australian women have brought a class-action case against Johnson & Johnson over complications arising from vaginal mesh implants - a lawsuit that follows many others in the United States, Canada and Europe.

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Action against Home Capital given class status for settlement purposes

June 28 (Reuters) - Home Capital Group Inc said on Wednesday that the Ontario Superior Court has certified as a class action an action against the company and certain former officers for settlement purposes only.

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BRIEF-International Paper agrees to settle Kleen products class action litigation

* International Paper agrees to settle kleen products class action litigation

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BRIEF-Alon USA says Arkansas Teacher Retirement System filed class action complaint

* Alon USA Energy - on june 15, arkansas teacher retirement system filed class action complaint against defendants on behalf of a class of Alon stockholders

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Trump administration sides with employers in Supreme Court labor case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday sided with employers in a Supreme Court case over the rights of workers to bring class action lawsuits against companies, court documents showed.

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Trump administration poised to side with employers in Supreme Court case: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is poised to side with employers in a Supreme Court case over the rights of workers to bring class action lawsuits against companies, according to a court document and a source familiar with the litigation.

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BRIEF-Home Capital announces agreements to settle OSC, class action matters

* Home capital announces agreements to settle OSC and class action matters

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BRIEF-Pretivm announces dismissal of U.S. class action lawsuit

* Pretium Resources Inc says court ruled in favor of company and certain of its officers and directors on all claims and ordered case closed Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. top court rules for Microsoft in Xbox class action fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Microsoft Corp in its bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who said the popular videogame console gouges discs because of a design defect.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. top court rules for Microsoft in Xbox class action fight

WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Microsoft Corp in its bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who said the popular videogame console gouges discs because of a design defect.

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U.S. judge lets investor diesel lawsuit against Daimler proceed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in California will allow a U.S. investor class action lawsuit against Daimler AG and several senior executives to proceed over allegations the company did not disclose excess emissions.

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BRIEF-General Motors on class action lawsuit says "claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves"- CNBC

* General Motors on class action lawsuit says "claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves"- CNBC

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BRIEF-Southwestern Energy enters agreement to settle class action litigation

* Co entered agreement to settle class action litigation filed on behalf of lessors under leases of oil and gas in Arkansas

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Wells Fargo expands settlement to include more customer accounts

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said it would expand its class action settlement related to the lender's retail sales practices to include customer accounts as early as May 2002.

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U.S. high court won't halt price-fixing class action against containerboard makers

WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to halt a class action lawsuit against several containerboard manufacturers, which could now face trial on claims of price fixing by tens of thousands of buyers and nearly $12 billion in potential damages.

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'Black car' drivers in New York City lose wage appeal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 200 "black car" drivers who ferry bankers, lawyers and other executives around New York City are independent contractors and cannot pursue class action claims that they were deprived of wages, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Kimberly-Clark to challenge verdict in MicroCool class action lawsuit

* Kimberly-Clark to challenge verdict in MicroCool class action lawsuit

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BRIEF-France's Vivendi to pay $26.4 million to settle U.S. class action lawsuit

* Says will pay $26.4 million to settle remaining claims still in dispute in a securities class action lawsuit begun in the United States in 2002, putting the case to rest.

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Mylan hit with new class action lawsuit over EpiPen pricing

(Reuters) - Mylan NV has been hit with a new proposed class action lawsuit over the price of its EpiPen allergy treatment, which shot up to more than $600 for a two-pack of the device from less than $100 in 2007.

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Judge approves $25 million settlement of Trump University lawsuit

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday approved a $25 million settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit that claimed fraud against President Donald Trump and his Trump University real estate seminars.

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Chipotle defeats U.S. class action lawsuit on overtime pay

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday granted a bid by Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc to undo a class action lawsuit by manager trainees in six states who say they were unlawfully denied overtime pay.

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BRIEF-American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings - shareholder class action lawsuit was filed against Metaldyne Performance Group

March 29 (Reuters) - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc:

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Signet Jewelers sued for not disclosing harassment allegations

March 28 (Reuters) - Signet Jewelers Ltd has been hit with a securities fraud class action lawsuit, accusing the retailer of failing to disclose facts regarding sexual harassment allegations against executives at its Sterling Jewelers unit, court documents showed.

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BRIEF-Nimble Storage -David Ettel filed putative securities class action complaint

* Nimble Storage -on March 24, David Ettel filed putative securities class action complaint in U.S. District court against co, individual members of board

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Brazil's Vale says U.S. court annuls most of class action over dam disaster

SAO PAULO, March 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Friday the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York annulled the majority of a class action lawsuit against the company and executives over the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil in 2015.