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Starcom liquidator’s case against directors to move forward
Restructuring & Insolvency November 15, 2018 3:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of Starcom have lost their bid to stay proceedings brought by the company’s liquidator alleging they knew the IT solutions provider was […]

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Ex-CFO said Rio Tinto reserve write down would be ‘worse by far than expected’, ASIC claims
Corporate November 13, 2018 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission claims Rio Tinto’s former CFO was referring to the write down for the reserves for two coal assets that […]

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Viterra must pay Cargill’s costs for ‘pointless’ High Court appeal
Appeals October 9, 2018 4:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra has been hit with costs for persisting with a special leave application to the High Court seeking to compel Cargill to turn over emails […]

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United can’t boot judge from final hearing in Freehills case
Corporate October 9, 2018 11:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian petrol retailer United Petroleum has lost a bid to disqualify a judge from a final hearing on costs in its unsuccessful battle against law […]

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Co. director stung by landmark privilege ruling can’t delay trial
Corporate September 26, 2018 9:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

A company director who was on the losing end of a precedent-setting legal privilege ruling, along with law firm Macpherson Kelley, has lost a bid […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills wins costs against United for ‘meritless’ IPO case
Securities September 25, 2018 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills has won a ruling that puts United Petroleum on the hook for the costs — on an indemnity basis — of the […]

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Director booted from board for missed meetings loses court challenge
Energy & Natural Resources September 24, 2018 1:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board of directors for missing too many meetings has lost a Federal Court challenge […]

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Settlement talks can’t be admitted as evidence in Cargill, Viterra trial
Trials September 21, 2018 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge in the high-stakes trial over the $420 million sale of Viterra’s Joe White malt business to Cargill has denied Cargill’s request to have […]

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Glencore in-house counsel wins Cargill deal docs to mull settlement
Trials September 18, 2018 1:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In-house counsel at Glencore has been granted access to “highly confidential” documents related to the possible sale by Cargill of its Joe White malt business […]

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Cargill wins bid to call King & Wood Mallesons solicitor as a witness
Trials September 11, 2018 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted Cargill Australia’s request to call a King & Wood Mallesons solicitor that represented Viterra as a witness in the epic trial […]

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