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Litigation funding set to become more widespread

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • November 14 2007

The advent of litigation funding is a dramatic development in the UK commercial litigation landscape and of real importance to retailers

Carriage of steel coils Australian appellate court upholds carrier’s liability for condensation damage

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 22 2007

The Federal Court found two carriers liable for corrosion damage to steel coils carried from Japan to Australia for reasons including their failure to install dehumidifiers in the holds

Australia signs onto Kyoto Protocol

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2007

Recently elected Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has signed paperwork allowing his country to join onto the Kyoto Protocol

Best efforts versus reasonable efforts: Canada and Australia

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Australia, Canada
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  • November 30 2007

A recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (NSWCA) has suggested that no significant difference may exist between the contractual phrases "best endeavours" and "all reasonable endeavours."

Adjudication in Australia: an overview

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • Australia
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  • November 15 2007

The purpose of this paper is to review the impact of adjudication in Australia and to highlight the differences between the Australian process and adjudication in the UK

Pumping CO2 down under -- down under

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2007

We apologize for the delay, we bring to your attention the hyperlinked CCS report that was presented to the Australian Parliament's House Standing Committee on Science and Innovation

Victoria, Australia releases discussion paper on CCS regulatory framework

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 14 2008

The Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources today released A Regulatory Framework for the Long-term Underground Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Victoria, a discussion paper marking an initial step in Victoria's development of a legal framework for CCS

JFTC consults foreign antitrust agencies over proposed merger

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia, European Union, Japan
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  • January 22 2008

On December 22, 2007 the JFTC revealed that it entered into discussions with the European Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to evaluate an acquisition by international mining firm BHB Billiton of rival Rio Tinto

International highlights

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, France, Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2008

On December 6, 2006, the head of Korea's Fair Trade Commission, Kwon Oh-seung, announced that the KFTC has evidence that four oil refinery firms colluded to fix the price of oil

Australian company to research sequestration

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 21 2008

Aviva Corporation, located in South Perth, Australia, has announced plans for a study on the underground storage of carbon dioxide