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Acciona mulls settlement with NSW Government in light rail dispute
Construction February 8, 2019 12:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Acciona Infrastructure and Transport for NSW are currently in settlement talks over a $1.2 billion dispute around the NSW government’s ongoing light rail project in […]

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Maurice Blackburn drops investigation of Opal Tower class action
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has dropped its investigation of a possible class action on behalf of owners of units in Sydney’s faulty Opal Tower, but Corrs Chambers […]

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Deloitte continues fight to keep Hastie files secret after claiming partner made off with them
Class Actions February 4, 2019 7:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte is challenging a judge’s ruling that certain partners not be excused from an order to produce files of the accounting giant’s audit work for […]

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Jones Day adds partner to Singapore arbitration group
People In The News January 31, 2019 6:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian partner of international law firm Jones Day has moved to the firm’s Singapore office to bolster its growing team of international arbitration specialists. […]

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Law firms investigate class actions over Sydney’s faulty Opal Tower
Construction January 11, 2019 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two law firms have launched formal investigations into possible class actions over Sydney’s defective Opal Tower, inviting owners of units in the “crumbling” building to […]

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Carlisle, Resimax settle copyright dispute over home designs
Intellectual Property January 16, 2019 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Home builder Carlisle Homes has agreed to settle its lawsuit against home builder Resimax after its rival agreed to stop selling residential home plans that […]

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Opal Tower ‘structurally sound’ but flaws found in design, construction, report says
Construction January 15, 2019 10:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The cracks that led to the evacuation of Sydney’s Opal Tower and threats of litigation have been blamed on design and construction issues, but the […]

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Crown Resorts wins dispute over Barangaroo casino views
Construction December 14, 2018 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

James Packer’s Crown Resorts has won a lawsuit against the NSW government for allegedly failing to protect sweeping views of the Sydney Harbour from its […]

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CFMMEU admits to Fair Work breaches in strike against Boral subsidiary
Employment January 22, 2019 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has admitted to contravening the Fair Work Act by taking industrial action against a subsidiary of building […]

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Theft of Hastie audit docs from Deloitte’s litigation room ‘troubling’, judge says
Class Actions January 4, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a situation a judge has called “extraordinary and troubling”, Deloitte’s files on failed construction company Hastie — sought as evidence by shareholders in a […]

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