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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions March 25, 2019 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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Hanwha hits third solar company with patent lawsuit
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Leading solar panel manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS has filed a lawsuit against Norway-based solar energy company REC Solar for allegedly infringing its patented solar technology, less than two weeks after filing similar cases against China-based competitors JinkoSolar and LONGi Solar.

Termite Resources directors must pay $7M for keeping insufficient cash on hand
Restructuring & Insolvency March 21, 2019 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered directors of collapsed mining company Termite Resources to pay $7 million in damages after finding they breached their duty by distributing […]

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Mach Energy faces $13M lawsuit by second fired exec
Energy & Natural Resources March 20, 2019 12:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mach Energy is fighting a second lawsuit by a former director alleging he is owed $13 million in shares under an equity incentive scheme based […]

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Class action trial against WorleyParsons back on as new judge steps in
Class Actions March 20, 2019 12:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial in a shareholder class action against engineering company WorleyParsons will be heard by a new judge in late August, six months after it was […]

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Whitehaven Coal fined $38k for hazardous fumes at blast site
Environment March 20, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest independent coal producer Whitehaven Coal Mining has been convicted and fined $38,500 after potentially harmful gas drifted from one of its mines across […]

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Viva Energy fined $100,000 for polluting Sydney Harbour in NYE oil spill
Energy & Natural Resources March 15, 2019 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Viva Energy has been convicted and fined $100,000 for polluting Sydney Harbour after a marine fuel oil spill from a corroded pipe at the company’s […]

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Hanwha launches global patent offensive against solar giants
Intellectual Property March 13, 2019 12:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Leading solar panel manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS has launched patent lawsuits against two of its biggest competitors for allegedly importing solar products into Australia that […]

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Clive Palmer’s wife can’t dodge liquidators’ grilling over Mineralogy’s assets
Restructuring & Insolvency March 12, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the failed Queensland Nickel will be able to interrogate Clive Palmer’s wife over the assets of her husband’s other company, Mineralogy, after telling […]

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Jones Day nabs BHP’s top litigator for Melbourne office
People In The News March 12, 2019 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Jones Day has bolstered its global disputes practice in Melbourne, bringing on experienced international dispute resolution lawyer Leah Ratcliff from BHP. Ratcliff, who was head […]

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