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Continuous disclosure case law may apply in Forge insider trading case, judge says
White Collar 2024-05-28 11:42 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has left open the question of whether a line of authority relating to the materiality of information under the continuous disclosure regime could […]

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Equity = equal: Western Power, Ventia must pay same in Parkerville bushfire costs, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2024-05-22 11:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Equitable contribution by Western Power, Ventia and a property owner found jointly liable for the same loss resulting from the Parkerville bushfire in WA must […]

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Thiess dodges lawsuit over $54M contract for Wheatstone natural gas project
Energy & Natural Resources 2024-01-23 2:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Thiess has defeated a lawsuit by a rock supplier seeking $9.3 million in damages for alleged delays by the mining services giant in receiving materials […]

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Ventia can’t recoup $5.6M from Western Power in bushfire class action
Class Actions 2024-01-16 4:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Subcontractor Ventia Utility Services had lost its bid to recover $5.6 million in alleged overpayments to class action group members from co-defendant Western Power, after […]

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Forge Group defeats challenge to insider trading case over $187M sale
Appeals 2023-02-02 5:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Collapsed engineering firm Forge Group has defeated an appeal seeking to block its liquidators from bringing a case against engineering company Clough Limited for alleged […]

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High Court rejects Western Power appeal in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-12-07 4:57 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has unanimously dismissed Western Power’s challenge to a judgment which found the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty of care to inspect […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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Western Power can’t palm legal costs onto Thiess for bushfire class action loss, court finds
Class Actions 2021-11-05 2:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power is not entitled to palm off the legal costs of defending a class action after an appeals court found it was negligent in […]

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Western Power partly liable for 2014 Perth Hills bushfire, appeals court rules
Class Actions 2021-07-05 6:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power was negligent in causing the January 2014 Perth Hills bushfire which destroyed 57 homes, an appeals court has found, putting the state-owned electricity […]

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Judge takes ax to $5.7M bill by liquidators of SK Foods units
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-14 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has taken an ax to the final bill by liquidators of three failed subsidiaries of multi-national agribusiness SK Foods Group, lopping off 30 […]

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