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Judge sends suit in Mineralogy Sino Iron litigation ‘shemozzle’ to WA
Energy & Natural Resources May 20, 2019 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has transferred a case brought against Clive Palmer and his firm Mineralogy to the Western Australian Supreme Court, where a number […]

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MACH Energy attacks former director’s ‘inconsistent’ pleadings in $20M lawsuit
Employment May 16, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm MACH Energy may move to strike out “inconsistent” pleadings in a $20 million lawsuit brought by its former managing director, Scott Winter, whose […]

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BHP wins bid for High Court intervention in $82M fight with tax office
Tax May 15, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to take up an appeal by mining giant BHP Group Limited in its battle with the Australian Tax Office over […]

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Viva Energy can’t block arbitration in oil tanker dispute, judge says
Arbitration May 14, 2019 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has sent a dispute between oil giant Viva Energy and a Panama-based oil transporter over petroleum allegedly contaminated during transport into arbitration. In […]

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Irrigators bring $830M class action against Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Class Actions May 14, 2019 10:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Irrigators in Australia’s South East have launched a class action against the Murray-Darling Basin Authority claiming its mismanagement of the river system caused up to […]

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ASIC wants Merlin Diamonds wound up over $13M in unauthorised loans
Restructuring & Insolvency May 14, 2019 10:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants ASX-listed diamond mining company Merlin Diamonds wound up, expressing concerns about the company’s solvency and over $13 million […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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Paltar Petroleum to be wound up after judge finds ‘too much uncertainty’ in DOCA
Restructuring & Insolvency May 10, 2019 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Oil exploration company Paltar Petroleum will be wound up after a judge rejected a proposed deed of company arrangement as containing “too much uncertainty”. Federal […]

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High Court orders Rinehart family feud out of the spotlight
Arbitration May 8, 2019 3:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has sided with Gina Rinehart in relation to a dispute with two of her children over billions of dollars in iron ore […]

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BHP faces record $7B class action in UK court over Brazil dam collapse
Energy & Natural Resources May 8, 2019 9:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining giant BHP has been hit with the biggest class action in UK history on behalf of over 235,000 Brazilians claiming more than AUS$7 billion […]

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