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Full Court finds class actions are not managed investment schemes
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:43 am By Cindy Cameronne

In a significant victory for litigation funders, the Full Federal Court has found that funded class actions are not managed investment schemes subject to regulatory […]

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Quintis investors to get $4.7M in class action settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two years after an insurance dispute scuttled a proposed settlement, group members in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis are set to receive $4.7 […]

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Clive Palmer’s nephew can’t dodge contempt proceedings over Queensland Nickel collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-06-10 6:38 pm By Sam Matthews

The former director of Queensland Nickel and nephew of mining magnate Clive Palmer has lost another bid to dodge contempt proceedings brought by the collapsed […]

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Prosecutors secure second guilty plea in Nova Minerals market manipulation case
Securities 2022-06-10 9:48 pm By Harry Thomas

NSW man Benjamin Cooper has pleaded guilty to manipulating the share price of Nova Minerals in a conspiracy that involved the gold ore mining company’s […]

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Tiwi Islanders sue Santos, government over offshore drilling project
Environment 2022-06-09 4:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Tiwi Islanders have filed a Federal Court challenge to the Barossa offshore gas project, alleging they were not properly consulted about the project, which they […]

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Gilbert + Tobin lures M&A partner from Squire Patton Boggs
Corporate 2022-06-09 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Gilbert + Tobin has wooed a corporate partner from Squire Patton Boggs with significant experience advising on transactions involving heavy hitters in the natural resources […]

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Parties in aluminium JV locked in court battle over Russian sanctions
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-06-03 9:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Russian sanctions imposed by former Foreign Affairs Marise Payne have thrown a spanner in the works for an Australia-based international joint venture between the world’s […]

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Kupang Resources can’t get tax docs in fight to recoup funds from director Phillip Grimaldi
Tax 2022-05-30 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has set aside a notice issued to the tax office to produce documents to Kupang Resources as the mining company seeks to […]

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‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick sued for $500,000 over mining tenements
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-05-26 5:25 pm By Sam Matthews

Mining company Moina Gold has sued Joseph ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick for $500,000 it says it is owed over an alleged botched contract to explore three […]

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MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

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