Judge Examines Class Incentives In Bar/Bri Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Questions of monetary incentives that had been promised to five of the seven representatives of the plaintiffs in the BAR/BRI antitrust class action dominated a hearing Monday, continuing a state of uncertainty over the representatives' compensation as well as the status of the proposed $49 million settlement itself.

Judge Manuel L. Real focused the hearing on incentives that lead class counsel McGuireWoods LLP had promised to request in the event of a settlement, one of the class representatives and a McGuireWoods spokesperson say.

Real was concerned...
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