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Cleveland-Cliffs unit keeps counterclaim alive in dispute over $2.5B Koolyanobbing mine contract
Energy & Natural Resources July 11, 2019 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has won a fight to keep its counterclaim against a contractor alive in a dispute over the Koolyanobbing […]

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WA parliament to introduce new class actions regime
Class Actions June 24, 2019 9:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Western Australian parliament will this week introduce a new class actions regime modelled on the federal scheme, in a move the state Attorney-General says […]

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Squire Patton Boggs emails privileged in dispute over Pilbara power purchase agreement
Energy & Natural Resources May 31, 2019 10:57 am By Miklos Bolza

The court has blocked a unit of Fortescue Metals Group from accessing emails sent by Squire Patton Boggs about a now disputed power purchase agreement, […]

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Judge sends suit in Mineralogy Sino Iron litigation ‘shemozzle’ to WA
Energy & Natural Resources May 20, 2019 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has transferred a case brought against Clive Palmer and his firm Mineralogy to the Western Australian Supreme Court, where a number […]

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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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Gina Rinehart can’t block handover of $4B family trust docs to daughter Bianca
Energy & Natural Resources March 28, 2019 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart has lost a bid to dismiss prior court orders to produce documents relating to the $4 billion family trust to […]

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Thiess, 85-year-old woman liable in Parkerville bushfire class action
Class Actions March 27, 2019 9:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 2014 bushfire sparked by a termite-infested electrical pole that destroyed 57 homes was the fault of sub-contractor Thiess Services and the elderly owner of […]

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Funding for Iluka Resources class action in limbo amid dispute with Harbour
Class Actions April 9, 2019 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Funding for a shareholder class action against mineral sands company Iluka Resources is in doubt after Harbour Litigation Funding unilaterally backed out of an agreement […]

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Spotless judgment clarifies redundancy payment exception
Employment January 16, 2019 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spotless Services violated the Fair Work Act by failing to pay redundancy for workers employed at Perth International Airport, a court has found, in a ruling […]

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Ex-Liberal MP can’t get names of News Corp sources behind leaked erotic lit
Defamation January 9, 2019 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing former Liberal politician Dennis Jensen’s defamation case against News Corp has denied him access to the identity of anonymous sources who leaked […]

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