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Valuation of a mining company: when market value is not market value

  • PwC Australia
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  • Australia
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  • April 14 2014

On 3 April 2014, the decision in Commissioner of Taxation v Resource Capital Fund III LP 2014 FCAFC 37 (RCF decision) was handed down by the full

Case note Electricity Generation Gorporation v Woodside Energy Ltd & Ors 2014 HCA 7

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2014

The High Court of Australia has delivered a judgment construing a reasonable endeavours supply obligation in a gas sale agreement in a way which will

This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview

High Court rules that mining leases do not necessarily extinguish native title

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • April 2 2014

On 12 March 2014 the High Court handed down a unanimous decision in Western Australia v Brown 2014 HCA 8 that mining leases granted pre-1975 do not

Extinguishment by WA mining leases

  • Jackson McDonald
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  • Australia
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  • April 1 2014

On 12 March 2014, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in Western Australia v Brown 2014 HCA 8 (Brown). The decision is a critical

“Reasonable endeavours” considered by the High Court

  • PwC Australia
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2014

The obligation to use "reasonable endeavours" is a common feature of commercial contracts. The High Court of Australia recently considered the

'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

High Court decision on extinguishment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2014

On 12 March 2014, the High Court made a significant decision on extinguishment of native title at common law. The Court: Found that non-exclusive

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

An odd couple: mining leases and native title can coexist - Western Australia v Brown 2014 HCA 8

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that the grant of a mineral lease in the 1960s does not extinguish native title rights and interests