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Court upholds First Nations’ right to bring claims based on interference with unproven Aboriginal rights and title

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 20 2015

In its recent decision in Saik'uz First Nation and Stellat'en First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (BCCA

A new weapon in the fight for land development: use of takings lawsuits to challenge local fracking bans

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 20 2015

Owners of land with substantial oil and gas resources have begun using the "takings" concept of property law to challenge local bans on fracking

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicant is a company that produces and assembles industrial electric motor components as a

Duty to consult not triggered for exploration dispositions: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 15 2015

The grant of exploration dispositions for oil sands located beneath treaty lands did not trigger the Crown's duty to consult, the Saskatchewan Court

Fee-simple under the Valuation of Land Act 1916: who (hypothetically) owns minerals?

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • April 7 2015

In the recent case of Perilya Broken Hill Limited v Vauler-General (No 6) 2015 NSWLEC 43, the Land and Environment Court (LEC) was asked to

BC Supreme Court to consider cumulative impacts of resource development on treaty rights

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2015

On March 3, 2015, Blueberry River First Nation (“BRFN”) sued the Province of BC seeking to break new ground by considering the cumulative impacts of

BLG’s top 10 business risks 2015

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2015

All organizations in all industries have digital risk. As criminal capabilities intensify and the Public voice grows louder via social networks

Third Circuit refuses to permit debtor lessor to reject an oil and gas lease

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit confirmed that the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act is inapplicable to an agreement by a landowner

Meaning of land for Queensland stamp duty purposes - Sojitz Coal Resources Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue 2015 QSC 9

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 17 2015

On 30 January 2015, the Supreme Court of Queensland (per McMurdo J) upheld an appeal by Sojitz Coal Resources Pty Ltd (Sojitz) against a decision of

The Texas Supreme Court holds that the executive rights holder must stand trial for claims of breach of the duty owed to a non-executive

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2015

In an opinion that should give pause to mineral lessors, the Texas Supreme Court revisited the scope of the duty that an executive rights holder owes