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$2.5M break fee in Pacific Energy takeover battle not anti-competitive, panel says
Corporate November 14, 2019 4:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Takeovers Panel has found that while a $2.5 million break fee included in a $470 million takeover offer lobbed during a bidding war for […]

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Pirate fund files $6.3M lawsuit against stock exchange over suspension
Corporate October 31, 2019 11:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An investment company named after a 17th-century pirate has hit the National Stock Exchange with a $6.3 million lawsuit over a suspension decision it calls […]

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Ex-Prime Trust director Wooldridge seeks court approval to manage companies despite recent ban
White Collar October 24, 2019 6:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former health minister and Prime Trust director Michael Wooldridge wants court approval to manage four corporations, despite a recent ruling from the Full Federal Court […]

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ACCC won’t freeze Emergent, Oxford cold storage deal
Competition & Consumer Protection October 23, 2019 12:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competition watchdog has given the greenlight to US cold storage giant Emergent Cold’s proposed takeover of rival Australian compay AB Oxford after raising preliminary […]

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Watchstone to pay $20.7M to settle with Slater & Gordon UK over $1.2B acquisition
Corporate October 22, 2019 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater & Gordon UK has agreed to a $20.7 million settlement of its claims against Watchstone Group, after seeking more than $1 billion from the […]

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Ashurst partner slams ruling from ‘confused’ judge in dispute with ex-judge neighbour
Restructuring & Insolvency October 18, 2019 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner at Big Six firm Ashurst has challenged a NSW Supreme Court decision appointing liquidators to his Point Piper home in a protracted dispute […]

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Short seller Bonitas ignores Rural Funds action, threatens defamation lawsuit
Securities October 18, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

Activist US short seller Bonitas Research is refusing to participate in legal action brought in Australia by Rural Funds Group, as it continues to press […]

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Full Federal Court reimposes ban on Prime Trust directors
White Collar October 15, 2019 12:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has reimposed bans against four former directors of collapsed retirement village owner Prime Trust, including former federal health minister Michael Wooldridge, […]

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Farooq Khan, other directors breached their duties in battle over Keybridge Capital, court says
Corporate October 14, 2019 4:29 pm By Amelia Birnie

Perth-based Farooq Khan has lost a key case in the battle for control over investment firm Keybridge Capital, after a judge invalidated a board decision […]

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‘Only briefed yesterday’: Arnold Bloch Leibler barrister raises ire in class action
Class Actions October 11, 2019 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for a class action against Arnold Bloch Leibler alleging negligence over advice to Slater & Gordon has criticised the law firm’s barrister for seeking […]

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