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Clive Palmer’s companies slammed for misleading court in $30B dispute with WA
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-25 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by billionaire Clive Palmer have suffered a legal setback, with a judge setting aside prior orders enforcing two awards in a $30 […]

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Santos lawsuit against Fluor over gas project rests on ‘shaky assumption’, appeals court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-18 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has shot down oil and gas giant Santos’ bid for expanded discovery against engineering company Fluor, finding that the application was “akin […]

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Litigation funding agreements legal in Queensland class actions, court says
Class Actions 2019-09-13 7:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland Supreme Court has upheld the legality of litigation funding agreements in a landmark class action judgment that could have a ripple effect across […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals 2019-06-21 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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Privilege not waived by Allens lawyer’s inadvertent disclosure, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-06-07 9:26 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has ordered the plaintiffs in a coal mine development contract dispute to destroy unredacted copies of privileged legal advice that were inadvertently disclosed […]

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Judge signs off on $30M settlement in liquidator’s LM Investment case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-23 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queensland Supreme Court judge has given the green light to a $30 million settlement of a liquidator’s case against failed financial services firm LM […]

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Judge was wrong to halt cross-examination in Octaviar class action, court hears
Class Actions 2019-01-17 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge that dismissed an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the failure of investment firm Octaviar Group improperly intervened in […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions 2019-01-08 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Funder was ‘moving force’ behind ‘doomed’ Octaviar class action, court told
Class Actions 2018-08-22 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Public Trustee of Queensland asked a court Wednesday for indemnity costs from a global litigation funder its says was the “real moving force” behind […]

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