$20m settlement with Disney, Lucasfilm and Pixar

A US judge has granted final approval to a $20 million settlement involving Intuit and Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm and Pixar units in a widely watched lawsuit over hiring in Silicon Valley.

The settlement involved Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm and Pixar. Credit: Bay Area News Group/ABACA/Press Association Images

The ruling came from US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California. Four other companies, including Apple and Google, agreed to pay a combined $324 million to resolve similar allegations of hiring collusion. Koh has not yet ruled on that larger settlement.