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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery hit with $26.6M judgment over unpaid gas bill
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-10 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The joint managers of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery have been ordered to pay $26.6 million for natural gas charges owed, after a court rejected […]

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Judge won’t allow Ampol on site to rebrand Caltex stores
Intellectual Property 2021-08-10 6:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Service station giant Ampol has lost its bid to force petrol station chain EG Fuel Co to allow it access to 87 Caltex sites so […]

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TerraCom files court action to keep PwC report from ASIC investigators
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-09 2:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining company TerraCom has asked a court to rule on the privilege status of a report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, produced in reponse to “serious allegations” by […]

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Businesses urged to check employment contracts after landmark High Court ruling
Employment 2021-08-04 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian businesses should double check that their casual work contracts reflect a “true casual engagement” and ensure workers are properly classified following a landmark High […]

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Law firm says High Court ruling not a death knell for casuals class actions
Class Actions 2021-08-04 2:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm that’s running seven class actions challenging the ‘casualisation’ of mine workers says the cases still have a way forward despite suffering a […]

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High Court deals crushing defeat to casual workers
Employment 2021-08-04 10:51 am By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found casual employees who work regular shifts are not entitled to paid annual, personal and compassionate leave under the Fair Work […]

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Government hit with climate lawsuit over NSW logging agreement
Environment 2021-08-04 9:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it failed to take climate change into account when it renewed an agreement with NSW for […]

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Full Court should decide whether Qld energy class action is managed investment scheme, court told
Class Actions 2021-08-02 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court should determine whether a class action accusing two state-owned energy generators of gaming Queensland’s energy pricing system needs to comply with regulations […]

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Squire Patton Boggs breached agreement, but not ‘grossly negligent’, court finds
Appeals 2021-07-30 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found law firm Squire Patton Boggs breached its contractual obligations but was not grossly negligent after it was dragged into a […]

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