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Judge won’t toss $17.5M Equititrust lawsuit against Tucker & Cowen
Restructuring & Insolvency March 19, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A name partner at law firm Tucker & Cowen and the firm itself have lost their bid for summary dismissal of a lawsuit brought by […]

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ACCC probes $231M sale of Origin Energy’s Ironbark project to APLNG
Competition & Consumer Protection March 4, 2019 2:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competititon and Consumer Commission is investigating the proposed $231 million acquisition of Origin Energy’s Ironbark gas project in Queensland to Australia Pacific LNG. […]

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ACCC cuts collusion claims as trial against Pacific National, Aurizon comes to an end
Competition & Consumer Protection February 15, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dropped its claims of collusion against rail freight companies Pacific National and Aurizon, as the trial in its […]

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Judge allows expert reports in Cargill, Viterra case over $420M Joe White sale
Corporate February 14, 2019 2:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the marathon trial between agricultural giants Cargill and Viterra over the $420 million sale of malt producer Joe White has shot down […]

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Cryosite offers $1M to resolve ACCC’s first ‘gun-jumping’ case
Competition & Consumer Protection February 11, 2019 9:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Biotech company Cryosite has agreed to pay $1.05 million to settle the competition regulator’s landmark case alleging it jumped the gun on a proposed merger […]

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Class action threat hurt Boart Longyear scheme vote, judge says
Corporate February 6, 2019 9:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has recommended another shareholder vote over Boart Longyear’s plan to move to Canada, saying a letter by a minority shareholder warning the move […]

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Royal Commission tells ASIC it’s time to litigate
Financial Services February 4, 2019 10:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies that run afoul of the law should brace for more courtroom battles against ASIC, after the Hayne Royal Commission urged the corporate regulator to […]

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ASIC asks High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’
Corporate January 16, 2019 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking approval from the High Court to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Cargill ordered to give Glencore info on unauthorised barley use
Corporate January 14, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Agricultural giant Cargill has been ordered to hand over documents to Glencore regarding its use of an unauthorised type of barley before and after its […]

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JP Morgan wins bid to keep ANZ probe docs confidential
Securities January 8, 2019 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

JP Morgan, the reported whistleblower behind a criminal cartel case against ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup over a $2.5 billion share placement, has won its […]

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