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QANTM waves white flag in Xenith takeover fight
Intellectual Property April 11, 2019 9:01 pm By Cat Fredenbugh

IP services company QANTM has signaled the end to a bidding war to acquire rival Xenith IP, saying it will not match the terms of […]

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IPH throws down the gauntlet with revised Xenith takeover bid
Corporate April 9, 2019 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The takeover battle for Xenith IP has entered round two, with IPH submitting a revised proposal to acquire the IP services firm in full, leaving […]

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Lawsuit claims HWL partner helped divert insurance proceeds to settle legal tab
Legal Ethics April 3, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insolvent mobile ticketing company Bcode wants a slew of documents from HWL Ebsworth related to its allegations that an HWL partner aided Bcode’s former directors […]

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Apache loses bid for separate trial in $83M tax credit spat with Santos
Energy & Natural Resources April 2, 2019 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by a group of Apache Corporation companies to break up a looming trial in a long-running dispute with WA-based […]

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Xenith takeover battle to heat up after regulator signs off on IPH bid
Intellectual Property March 28, 2019 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The battle to acquire IP services company Xenith IP Group is set to intensify after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission blessed a hostile offer […]

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MWL files derivative suit against Focus Financial
Financial Services March 28, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have filed a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over a soured acquisition. The lawsuit was filed March 19 […]

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Viterra can’t shield identity of maltsters that engaged in dodgy business practices
Trials March 27, 2019 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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

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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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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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