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Has the High Court provided some clarity on what "reasonable endeavours" actually means?

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 14 2014

In an attempt to provide a pragmatic and commercial judgment the High Court has explained what it means when a party promises to "use reasonable

'Reasonable endeavours' clause gives little comfort in supply agreements

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2014

In a recent decision, the High Court has held that a group of gas suppliers in Western Australia did not breach their obligations to use "reasonable

Woodside Energy Ltd & Ors v Electricity Generation Corporation tas Verve Energy 2014 HCA 7

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2014

In our April update we highlighted the key lessons from this Western Australia Court of Appeal case, concerning, amongst various issues, the scope of

Electricity Generation Corporation ta Verve Eenergy v Woodside Energy Ltd

  • Holding Redlich
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  • Australia
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  • March 11 2014

In a decision handed down by the High Court on Wednesday 5 March 2014 the Court found that a party subject to an obligation to use its "reasonable

Native title still exists over mining leases under State Agreement - High Court Brown Decision

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • March 14 2014

The much awaited High Court native title decision in the State of WA v Alexander Brown & Ors (Brown Decision) was handed down on 12 March 2014.1 The

Reasonable endeavours a balancing act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • March 11 2014

On 5 March 2014, the High Court handed down a decision in the dispute between Verve Energy and Woodside Energy and a number of gas suppliers which

Coal seam gas in Victoria open for business?

  • Carter Newell
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2014

The commercial potential of onshore unconventional gas in Victoria is unknown. Exploration for coal seam gas (CSG) is in its infancy, and there are

Explorers could strike it rich with tax breaks

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2014

Following on from the Coalition’s 2013 pre-election pledge to implement a tax credit scheme for mining exploration companies, the new Industry

To use ‘reasonable endeavours’ a common sense interpretation by the HCA

  • Carter Newell
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  • Australia
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  • March 12 2014

A recent High Court of Australia (HCA) decision examines the phrase to 'use reasonable endeavours' in the context of the supply of supplemental gas

Digging deep: why do we need to understand Chinese investment in the energy & resources sector?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, China
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  • March 22 2013

Jonathan Li from our Energy & Resources group explains the background to our report "Digging Deep: Chinese investment in Australian energy and