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High Court says ‘direct and far-reaching ramifications’ of contract gives outsider right to relief
High Court 2022-03-09 9:42 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has ruled that the “direct and far-reaching ramifications” of a contract between the federal government and Tasmania’s two major airports justifies an […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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Hancock Prospecting avoids $3M discovery hit
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-18 4:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has avoided a discovery order that would cost an estimated $3 million to comply with, with a judge instead ordering that […]

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Court finds billionaire mining heiress engaged in fraud and deceit but tosses lawsuit
Estates 2021-07-02 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has thrown out a lawsuit against billionaire mining heiress Angela Bennett and her brother Michael Wright over the estate […]

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High Court rejects Rinehart’s ‘very odd’ special leave bid in dispute over mining assets
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-15 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected special leave applications by mining magnate Gina Rinehart to appeal a ruling which only partially stayed a legal dispute over […]

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Rio Tinto execs want ASIC trial vacated due to COVID-19
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-04 2:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two former executives of mining giant Rio Tinto accused by ASIC of breaching their directors duties have asked the court to vacate an upcoming trial, […]

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COVID-19 concerns put ASIC’s Rio Tinto trial at risk
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-09-08 12:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A seven-week trial in ASIC’s misleading conduct case against Rio Tinto may have to be postponed after two executives of the mining giant raised concerns […]

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Corporate cop looks to bolster Rio Tinto case with US evidence from PwC witness
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-09-10 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is seeking evidence from US proceedings in its case against Rio Tinto alleging the mining giant misled shareholders about […]

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