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$2.5M break fee in Pacific Energy takeover battle not anti-competitive, panel says
Corporate November 14, 2019 4:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Takeovers Panel has found that while a $2.5 million break fee included in a $470 million takeover offer lobbed during a bidding war for […]

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Forge liquidators investigate potential case against auditors KPMG
Restructuring & Insolvency November 12, 2019 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two special purpose liquidators appointed to collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group are investigating a potential lawsuit against KPMG, which audited the doomed business […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Merlin Diamond creditors seek to shield rights over assets as liquidation looms
Restructuring & Insolvency November 11, 2019 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of unsecured creditors of ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnik’s mining firm Merlin Diamonds has launched a NSW Supreme Court bid to preserve their rights over […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property November 11, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Globaltech sues Reflex Instruments over mining tech sold to Boart Longyear
Intellectual Property November 6, 2019 7:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Technology firm Globaltech Corporation has filed Federal Court proceedings against rival Reflex Instruments for selling two mining survey devices to drilling company Boart Longyear that […]

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Reforms to target litigation funders and ‘lawfare’, Attorney-General says
Class Actions November 5, 2019 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is considering reforms targeting litigation funders in response to what it has called a greater number of “increasingly politicised” class actions against […]

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Bail conditions set in obstruction case against former BlueScope exec
White Collar November 5, 2019 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bail conditions have been set for a former BlueScope Steel executive charged with obstructing an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission criminal cartel probe into the […]

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Thiess workers owed unpaid wages for bus journeys, judge finds
Employment November 5, 2019 6:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ruled against mining services firm Thiess in a class action brought by construction workers seeking unpaid wages for time spent on […]

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Staffing company faces $45M worker misclassification class action
Class Actions November 5, 2019 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of staffing company Programmed has become the latest target of a litigation blitz over casual workers, with the company facing a $45 million […]

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