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Judge orders Rinehart family feud into arbitration
Energy & Natural Resources January 14, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has stayed counterclaims by Bianca Rinehart and John Hancock and sent a long-running Rinehart family dispute over control of […]

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Cytec wins challenge to Nalco mining patent
Intellectual Property January 9, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

US-based chemical and materials technology company Cytec Industries has successfully opposed an application by chemical company Nalco for an Australian patent for preventing sediment buildup […]

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ACCC weighs divestiture proposal in Bingo’s Dial-a-Dump acquisition
Competition & Consumer Protection January 8, 2019 12:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission is considering whether a divestment offer by waste management company Bingo Industries will address concerns the regulator has raised […]

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Adero hits Hays, Stellar Personnel with employment class actions
Employment January 7, 2019 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Adero Law has filed class actions against labour hire companies Hays and Stellar Personnel on behalf of casual miners who allege they were entitled to […]

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Judge picks winner in BHP class action contest
Class Actions December 18, 2018 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has chosen a winner in a battle of law firms vying to run a massive shareholder class action against BHP over the fatal […]

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United Petroleum unit appeals loss against Allianz over fire coverage
Appeals December 17, 2018 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland ethanol refinery owned by United Petroleum has appealed a judge’s ruling that insurer¬†Allianz Australia did not have to provide coverage for damage resulting […]

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ASIC won’t eavesdrop on ex-Rio Tinto execs’ US depositions
Securities December 12, 2018 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has promised it will stay away from the depositions of two former Rio Tinto executives in proceedings underway in […]

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Court approves $6.7M settlement in MacMahon class action
Class Actions December 12, 2018 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $6.7 million settlement in a shareholder class action against mining firm MacMahon Holdings that will see group members […]

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Workpac gets slap on the wrist in casual worker case
Employment December 11, 2018 2:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Labour hire company Workpac has been fined just $1,650 after a groundbreaking Full Federal Court decision that a casual employee could be eligible for annual […]

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MacMahon shareholders to get 36% of $6.7M class action settlement
Energy & Natural Resources November 30, 2018 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders who registered for a class action against mining company MacMahon Holdings will get a $2.4 million cut of a proposed $6.7 million settlement, according […]

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