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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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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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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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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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ACCC weighs divestiture proposal in Bingo’s Dial-a-Dump acquisition
Competition & Consumer Protection January 8, 2019 12:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission is considering whether a divestment offer by waste management company Bingo Industries will address concerns the regulator has raised […]

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

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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Judge greenlights MWL derivative suit against Focus Financial
Corporate January 7, 2019 11:42 am By Miklos Bolza

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have won court approval to bring a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over an acquisition gone sour. Federal […]

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Viterra says others lied about malt quality, judge wants to know who
Corporate December 14, 2018 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra can amend its defence mid-trial in its dispute with Cargill over the $420 sale of its Joe White malt business to argue it was […]

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