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Judge won’t keep sales figures confidential in epic Cargill, Viterra battle
Corporate 2021-05-11 3:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge has rejected a post-trial bid to keep details of the 2019 sale of Cargill’s malt business under wraps in a […]

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‘Hardly seems worth the powder and the shot’: Judge asks why ASIC still pursuing CBA MySuper case
Financial Services 2021-03-24 3:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned why ASIC is still pursuing its case against CBA unit Colonial First State over statements made to 12,000 fund managers during […]

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Top judge nudges ASIC, Allianz away from ‘bastardised’ pleadings in travel insurance case
Insurance 2020-11-11 3:28 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Court’s top judge has cautioned ASIC and insurers Allianz and AWP against presenting a “bastardised form of pleading” in the financial watchdog’s action […]

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Judge tosses Viterra’s ‘wholly unreasonable’ bid to reopen Cargill case
Corporate 2020-04-17 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grain handling group Viterra has been denied a post-hearing bid to reopen a lawsuit brought by Cargill Australia over its $420 million acquisition of Joe […]

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Court orders winding up of Merlin Diamonds after ‘serious contraventions’ unearthed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-01 5:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered that Joseph ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnik’s Merlin Diamonds be wound up after the mining company’s provisional liquidators uncovered “serious contraventions” and a […]

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Ex-director can’t grill Corrs partner in $1M share dispute
Employment 2020-02-21 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of Australian civil infrastructure contractor WBHO Infrastructure and his firm have lost their bid to cross-examine the company’s instructing solicitor at […]

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Provisional liquidators appointed to Merlin Diamonds to investigate concerns of ‘serious mismanagement’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-23 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has appointed provisional liquidators to ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick’s mining company Merlin Diamonds, after finding evidence of “serious mismanagement” and citing an urgent need […]

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Viterra can’t shield identity of maltsters that engaged in dodgy business practices
Trials 2019-03-27 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the lengthy trial between agricultural giants Cargill and Viterra over the $420 million sale of malt producer Joe White has shot down […]

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Cargill ordered to give Glencore info on unauthorised barley use
Corporate 2019-01-14 5:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Agricultural giant Cargill has been ordered to hand over documents to Glencore regarding its use of an unauthorised type of barley before and after its […]

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Cargill wins bid to call King & Wood Mallesons solicitor as a witness
Trials 2018-09-11 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted Cargill Australia’s request to call a King & Wood Mallesons solicitor that represented Viterra as a witness in the epic trial […]

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