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Mineralogy appeals ruling tossing suit as ‘ill-disguised’ attack on ASIC
Appeals 2021-09-15 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy has appealed a ruling tossing a lawsuit it brought against ASIC, which a judge called an “ill-disguised collateral attack” on the regulator […]

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Judge slams government for lacking ‘common courtesy’ in Beetaloo climate change case
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-14 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rebuked the Morrison government for approving a gas exploration contract with a subsidiary of Empire Energy in the Beetaloo basin without notifying […]

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Judge says MIS regulation ‘doesn’t work’ with class action regime
Class Actions 2021-09-13 11:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has taken a swipe at new regulations that require class action funding arrangements to be registered as managed investment schemes, saying […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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Law firms say government inaction fuelling appetite for climate change litigation
Climate change 2021-09-07 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms behind landmark courtroom battles over climate change say they’re seeing a greater appetite for litigation by individuals and corporations concerned about the […]

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Ex-CEO to bring derivative lawsuit against Advanced Energy Minerals
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-07 11:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former CEO of Advanced Energy Minerals, which specialises in mining high purity alumina to be used in high-demand products like lithium-ion batteries and LED […]

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CBA faces climate change action over oil and gas project finance
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-01 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia faces shareholder action seeking records on its financing of gas and fossil fuel projects to ensure compliance with the bank’s […]

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Court throws out $106M judgment against Adani over Abbot Point fees
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-01 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Adani Group has successfully overturned a $106 million judgment against it over access charges for its Abbot Point coal terminal. […]

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Judge finds NSW environmental regulator has ‘duty’ to address climate change
Climate change 2021-08-26 10:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The NSW Environment Protection Authority must develop policies to protect the environment from the threat of climate change, a judge has found in a significant […]

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Santos accused of misleading market by ‘greenwashing’ natural gas claims
Environment 2021-08-26 6:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Leading Australian oil and gas producer Santos is accused of misleading the market by “greenwashing” its environmental credentials in a landmark shareholder-led lawsuit filed in […]

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