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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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Western Power partly liable for 2014 Perth Hills bushfire, appeals court rules
Class Actions 2021-07-05 6:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power was negligent in causing the January 2014 Perth Hills bushfire which destroyed 57 homes, an appeals court has found, putting the state-owned electricity […]

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‘Trouble and harassment’: Appeals court won’t revive Palmer’s $263M suit against CITIC
Appeals 2021-06-28 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy have lost a challenge to a Western Australia Supreme Court decision staying a $263 million lawsuit against Hong Kong-based […]

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Private equity firm entitled to interest in $6M spat with ex-Atrum Coal boss, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-25 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three units of Hong Kong private equity group Argonaut have successfully defended an appeal by former Atrum Coal director Russell Moran who was ordered to […]

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Court rejects Mineralogy’s claims of ‘sinister’ CITIC conduct in Sino Iron dispute
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-29 11:10 am By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy will have to press forward with their appeal of a judgment that found their lawsuit against Hong Kong-based CITIC […]

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Mining giant beats back challenge to lost profits claim in dispute over $2.5B WA iron ore mine
Appeals 2020-07-16 5:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has fought back a second bid to quash its counterclaim for lost profits in a contractual dispute over […]

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Rio Tinto unit can keep $86M owed to Forge Group in set-off win
Restructuring & Insolvency 2018-09-24 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Rio Tinto has won an appeal allowing it to avoid an $86 million payment owed to failed mining services company Forge Group […]

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