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Director booted from board for missed meetings loses court challenge
Energy & Natural Resources September 24, 2018 1:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board of directors for missing too many meetings has lost a Federal Court challenge […]

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AFP brings foreign bribery charges
White Collar September 14, 2018 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Sydney executive of a company specialising in trading rock phosphate has been charged with conspiring to bribe foreign officials in Nauru. In charges brought […]

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ACCC approves $13B acquisition of Australian energy giant
Competition & Consumer Protection September 12, 2018 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission has said it will permit a $13 billion acquisition of Australian energy infrastructure business APA Group by a Hong […]

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Latest BHP class action features novel funding arrangement
Class Actions September 2, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has filed its promised class action against BHP Billiton over the Brazilian dam collapse, and the case puts a twist on typical funding […]

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ACCC to push for stronger powers to crack down on unfair contract terms
Competition & Consumer Protection September 2, 2018 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law should be altered to make unfair contract terms illegal, ACCC Chair Rod Sims says, and the regulator plans to use its clout to […]

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Judge OKs $3M settlement in Kagara shareholder class action
Class Actions August 27, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $3 million settlement in the shareholder class action against the directors of failed mining company Kagara has been approved, with a Federal Court judge […]

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RCR Tomlinson hit with shareholder class action over $57M solar farm loss
Class Actions November 20, 2018 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has launched a shareholder class action against engineering and infrastructure firm RCR Tomlinson after “catastrophic” losses caused by […]

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Palmer can’t stop Queensland Nickel liquidators from asking after fugitive nephew
Restructuring & Insolvency November 9, 2018 3:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has shot down a bid by Clive Palmer to block the liquidators of Queensland Nickel from making enquiries as to the whereabouts of […]

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Judge tosses appeal over alleged $75M Onslow Salt, Chevron ‘conspiracy’ deal
Energy & Natural Resources October 12, 2018 11:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian government has lost its bid to appeal a Federal Court judge’s rejection of its application to throw out a native title case […]

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Port of Newcastle must cut access fee for Glencore ships, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection October 8, 2018 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Port of Newcastle must slash its access charge for Glencore coal ships by 20 per cent, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has determined. […]

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