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AIG settles case against ex-Kaboko Mining directors after D&O policy exclusion spat
Insurance 2020-10-20 1:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AIG has settled a lawsuit brought by Kaboko Mining against several former directors alleging they failed to exploit commercial opportunities, after the insurer failed to […]

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Hiding name of buyer in Antares oil deal a breach of disclosure obligations, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-10-12 8:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a win for ASIC, a judge has found that former oil and gas company Antares Energy violated its continuous disclosure obligations by failing to […]

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iSelect to pay $8.5M for misleading consumers about energy plans
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-08 3:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has ordered comparison website iSelect to pay $8.5 million in penalties for making misleading representations through its online electricity comparison service and pushing […]

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‘That rare bird, the smoking gun’: Judge orders Minetek employee’s laptop searched for confidential info
Intellectual Property 2020-10-06 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Engineering company Howden Australia can view the laptop and other electronic devices of an employee accused of stealing confidential information, after a judge found there […]

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Queensland flood dam operator wants info behind Maurice Blackburn’s damages claim
Class Actions 2020-10-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dam operator Sunwater wants evidence from Maurice Blackburn, the law firm behind the landmark Queensland flood class action, showing how the applicant will calculate aggregate […]

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Law firm may get another chance to pursue claims against ex-director over breakaway firm
Business of Law 2020-10-05 7:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has declined to dismiss an international law firm’s appeal of a ruling staying its case against a former director who formed a […]

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Clive Palmer can’t get law firm, funder docs for possible Queensland Nickel claim
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-23 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland Supreme Court has shot down an “entirely speculative” bid by two Clive Palmer-owned companies to access information held by two law firms and […]

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Deloitte wants to toss bulk of partner’s age discrimination, misleading conduct case
Employment 2020-09-22 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has asked a court to toss a majority of claims in a lawsuit brought by 63-year-old partner Colin Brown over the firm’s […]

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WA Premier Mark McGowan lobs defamation claims at Clive Palmer
Defamation 2020-09-21 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has struck back at a defamation lawsuit by Clive Palmer, filing a counterclaim accusing the mining magnate of making a […]

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BHP worker sues after axing over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2020-09-18 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

A mine worker employed at BHP’s Olympic Dam is suing the company after she was sacked for allegedly harassing a co-worker on social media for […]

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