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July 23, 2014
Berger & Montague has been appointed interim co-lead class counsel (along with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP) to represent a proposed class of traders of gold-based derivatives contracts, physical gold, and gold-based securities that were priced based on the London Gold Fix.
July 16, 2014
The Legal 500 named Berger
& Montague a top plaintiffs' class action firm in antitrust
litigation. Additionally the firm recognized the firm's President
Laddie Montague, Jr. and Managing Shareholder Eric Cramer as
"Leading Lawyers" in the area. ...
June 27, 2014
Second Circuit Denies Golman Sachs' Petition to Immediately Appeal Class Certification in Securities Class Action Lawsuit Involving Goldman Sachs-led Hudson CDOs
April 21, 2014
Bank of America NA has agreed to pay $31 million to settle a putative class action alleging the bank illegally forced homeowners to buy excessive amounts of flood insurance, according to a Monday ruling in Oregon federal court.
March 28, 2014
A New York federal judge on Thursday refused to
absolve HSBC Bank USA NA of taking kickbacks in return
for forcing excessive Assurant Inc. flood insurance on
mortgagors, finding that standard lending contracts do not
unambiguously afford the bank the...
March 14, 2014
A Miami woman alleges in a lawsuit seeking class action
status that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) committed widespread abuses in its
efforts to collect credit card debt.
It charges that the New York megabank used
robo-signed affidavits to obtain default...
March 7, 2014
Google, Inc. was hit with a putative class action Friday
in California federal court claiming that its app marketplace
exploits children by incentivizing them to spend large amounts of
money on free or low-priced games without requiring them to get...
February 14, 2014
A Pennsylvania federal judge granted conditional certification of a collective action filed by a group of supervisors accusing a landscaping company of failing to pay sufficient overtime wages in violation of
the Fair Labor Standards Act.
February 5, 2014
Citibank NA has agreed to pay more than $110 million to settle a putative force-placed insurance class action accusing the bank of forcing homeowners to carry excessive flood and hazard coverage and profiting from it, according to documents filed Wednesday in New York federal court.
January 23, 2014
Court Grants Class Certification in Securities Class Action Lawsuit Involving Goldman Sachs-led Hudson CDOs
December 18, 2013
JPMorgan Chase Bank NA has agreed to pay $22.1 million to
resolve a proposed class action accusing it of imposing pricey and
unnecessary flood insurance on homeowners whose mortgages are
serviced by the bank, according to documents filed Tuesday in...
November 6, 2013
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME
Group, Inc. (CME), the Customer Class Representatives in the
ongoing MF Global multi-district litigation (Customer
Representatives), and James W.
Giddens, Trustee for the Securities Investor Protection Act...
October 21, 2013
Berger & Montague is a closer. Last November, the
60-attorney firm helped secure preliminary court approval for a
$7.25 billion settlement in a private antitrust class action that
alleged price-fixing on transaction fees by payment card networks...
October 3, 2013
A federal judge on Thursday approved a $104 million settlement between CertainTeed Corp. and a class of consumers who alleged that various home sidings made by the company were prone to premature degradation and failure.
August 30, 2013
SBC executives probably hoped that paying a record $1.9 billion
fine last year would close the books on its money-laundering
But a former employee is alleging that the bank continued to
break anti-money-laundering rules even as it claimed...
March 29, 2013
A Law360 article reported that Judge Victor Marrero
preliminarily approved a settlement in which JPMorgan Chase Bank
N.A. agreed to free up more than $546 million to be distributed to
former U.S. customers of MF Global to resolve all outstanding
March 8, 2013
At class action symposium at George Washington University School
of Law that took place on March 7-8, 2013, a panel discussed the
application of the Federal Rules of Evidence at the class
certification stage. Eric L. Cramer, managing shareholder at...
January 28, 2013
Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 1:32 PM ET) -- Goldman Sachs
Group Inc., Litton Loan Servicing LP and Ocwen Financial Corp. were
hit Wednesday with a proposed class action alleging they schemed to
require mortgage customers to buy force-placed...
January 7, 2013
In an article discussing the efforts of Russell Wassendorf, Jr.,
son of the disgraced founder of Peregrine Financial Group, Inc., to
move forward with his life in the face of litigation initiated by
Peregrine's former clients, Berger & Montague...
January 4, 2013
A lawsuit that accuses both Citigroup (NYSE: C) and MidFirst Bank of Oklahoma City of forcing homeowners to purchase flood insurance in excess of amounts required by law may advance, a federal judge in Utica, N.Y., has ruled.
November 5, 2012
Plaintiffs' Counsel for Former MF Global
Inc. Customers File Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint
Against MF Global Directors and Officers, PwC and CME Group
Published Monday, Nov. 05, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2012 --
/PRNewswire/ -- Law...
August 16, 2012
The bankruptcy trustee trying to recover money for U.S.
customers of MF
Global Holdings Ltd. agreed to cooperate with lawyers suing
the securities firm's former executives for damages related to its
collapse last year.
The move Wednesday by James...
August 9, 2012
The SEC announced in August 2012 that it was looking to give away USD 452 million in rewards to whistleblowers.
July 13, 2012
Two law firms that represented customers caught up in the
collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd. (MFGLQ) have linked up to
prepare a class-action lawsuit on behalf of clients of Peregrine
Financial Group Inc.
Berger & Montague PC and Collett Legal are...
July 12, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, July 12, 2012. On Wednesday, July 11, 2012,
Judge Michael Simon of the United States District Court for the
District of Oregon issued a ruling that permitted the Plaintiffs'
breach of contract claims to proceed in a nationwide class...
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