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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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Hancock Prospecting avoids $3M discovery hit
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-18 4:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has avoided a discovery order that would cost an estimated $3 million to comply with, with a judge instead ordering that […]

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Court finds billionaire mining heiress engaged in fraud and deceit but tosses lawsuit
Estates 2021-07-02 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has thrown out a lawsuit against billionaire mining heiress Angela Bennett and her brother Michael Wright over the estate […]

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Forge liquidators can expand insider trading case against Clough, directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-04 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Forge Group have won court approval to expand their insider trading case against construction company Clough over the $187 million sale of […]

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High Court rejects Rinehart’s ‘very odd’ special leave bid in dispute over mining assets
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-15 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected special leave applications by mining magnate Gina Rinehart to appeal a ruling which only partially stayed a legal dispute over […]

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Blockchain firm founder beats back AFR’s bid to nix defamation case
Defamation 2021-01-18 12:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down an attempt by the publisher of the Australian Financial Review to permanently stay a defamation lawsuit brought by blockchain firm […]

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Self-repped Qantas worker deserves ‘liberal and lenient’ treatment, judge says
Employment 2020-11-17 3:48 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has declined to throw out a lawsuit brought against Qantas by a self-represented worker who was stood down, saying a “liberal and lenient” […]

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Settling plaintiffs get first dibs on Parkerville bushfire defendant’s assets
Class Actions 2020-05-08 9:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The first-past-the-post principle applies to enforcement of settlements in collective actions over a 2014 bushfire in Western Australia, a judge has held, in a ruling […]

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Rinehart family ordered into mediation in long-running feud over $4B trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-03-25 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Rinehart family to enter mediation in their feud over a $4 billion trust, saying it was “overwhelmingly in the interests […]

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Griffin Coal can’t get hands on docs in long-running spat with Carna Group
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-01-17 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been denied access to documents while defending a consumer law case brought by the liquidators of a collapsed mining […]

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