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Queensland won’t appeal loss in floods class action
Class Actions December 13, 2019 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The State of Queensland will not appeal a ruling that found it, as well as the operators of two Queensland dams, were negligent in the […]

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Orinoco Gold investor wins bid to inspect books after share value tanks
Restructuring & Insolvency December 12, 2019 2:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A shareholder of struggling gold company Orinoco Gold has been granted limited access to the company’s books after the firm was placed into administration on […]

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Government could face litigation over NSW bushfires, professors say
Class Actions December 11, 2019 5:30 pm By Tasnuva Bindi

With bushfires and drought continuing to ravage New South Wales, local, state and federal governments could face litigation alleging they failed to protect affected communities […]

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Squire Patton Boggs defeats negligence case over $12.5M plant renovation dispute
Energy & Natural Resources December 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering firm GR Engineering Services has lost a negligence lawsuit brought against law firm Squire Patton Boggs seeking damages from an alleged breach of contract […]

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East Timor loses second attempt to shut down $328M fuel supply dispute
Arbitration December 9, 2019 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has thrown out the Democratic Republic of East Timor’s second bid to stay a case brought against it by Lighthouse Corporation over […]

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Arrium liquidators to keep up fight with shareholders over questioning of ex-director
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Liquidators of collapsed steel and mining company Arrium will challenge a ruling that gave shareholders the greenlight to question a former director to mount a […]

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Energy Australia sued for cutting off cash-strapped customers
Competition & Consumer Protection November 22, 2019 1:03 pm By Hannah Gee

The energy regulator has brought legal action against EnergyAustralia, alleging the power company breached its own hardship policy when it disconnected eight hard-up customers. AER […]

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Arrium liquidators can’t stop shareholders from grilling exec for possible class action
Restructuring & Insolvency November 20, 2019 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of collapsed steel and mining giant Arrium have won the OK to question a one-time director over possible class action claims that former officers […]

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Thiess appeals class action ruling over unpaid wages for bussing to work
Employment November 19, 2019 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining services company Thiess is challenging a ruling in a class action that put it on the hook for paying workers for time spent bussing […]

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Rio Tinto subsidiary wins on appeal after IP Australia rejects mining patent
Intellectual Property November 18, 2019 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rio Tinto subsidiary Technological Resources has successfully challenged a decision by IP Australia to reject a patent application for a method of separating mined material, […]

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