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Adani wins temporary injunction against mine activist
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-09-11 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has granted Adani Mining an interim injunction preventing an environmental activist from using confidential information obtained through covert infiltration campaigns aimed at opposing […]

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Teenagers launch climate change class action to stop coal mine extension
Environment 2020-09-09 6:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A group of teenagers has launched a class action against the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment in a bid to stop the proposed extension of […]

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BHP can bring fraud claims against Cherwell Creek Coal
Adam Pomerenke 2020-08-24 9:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Mining giant BHP has been given the green light to bring allegations of fraud against competitor Cherwell Creek Coal in a long running dispute over […]

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As the climate changes, are listed-companies’ disclosure obligations changing?
Expert Insights 2020-08-17 4:56 pm By

Late last year, the Supreme Court of New York threw out a case brought by the Attorney General against ExxonMobil concerning allegations of securities fraud […]

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Morrison government hit with landmark climate change suit
Environment 2020-07-22 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law student represented by a former Federal Court judge has launched historic litigation seeking to hold the Australian government responsible for failing to disclose […]

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James Cook University wins appeal of $1.2M judgment for sacked climate-skeptic professor
Appeals 2020-07-22 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with James Cook University in its appeal of a ruling awarding $1.2 million to sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd, […]

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Landmark lawsuit filed against Clive Palmer’s Galilee Coal Mine over climate change concerns
Environment 2020-06-19 5:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of Queensland youths and rural landowners are suing Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal for alleged human rights breaches over concerns the company’s Galilee Coal […]

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Bushfire class action would face tough road, lawyer says
Class Actions 2020-01-15 3:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s bushfire crisis has led to calls for a class action against a government perceived to be liable for its inaction on climate change. But […]

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Government could face litigation over NSW bushfires, professors say
Class Actions 2019-12-11 5:30 pm By

With bushfires and drought continuing to ravage New South Wales, local, state and federal governments could face litigation alleging they failed to protect affected communities […]

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Landowners lose appeal over $56.5M payout for Westconnex project
Transportation & Infrastructure 2019-09-26 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired for the WestConnex project have lost an appeal seeking $56.5 million in compensation, after […]

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