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Landholders have increased power to withhold consent from mining companies for access and exploration rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 20 2016

In brief What has happened? On 10 May 2016, the Land and Environment Court decided Martin v Hume Coal Pty Ltd. This is the first time that the scope


Bid Rigging in the Bylong Valley: ACCC Secures Important Admission from Former Obeid Company
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 3 2016

The ACCC has achieved an important early victory in its ongoing civil case against Paul and Moses Obeid and 9 other respondents, with Loyal Coal Pty


Corporate Advisory Update - April 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The State Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (NSW) (Bill) was introduced into the New South Wales Parliament on 22 March 2016. The Bill amends


Corruption risks in oil and gas: time for a Deferred Prosecution Agreements scheme in Australia?
  • Gadens
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 13 2016

Bribery and corruption risk is becoming an increasing concern for organisations operating in the oil and gas sector, with the focus now squarely on


Privately speaking - Issue 5, April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 8 2016

The risks for organisations from a privacy breach can be very high. This applies both when the organisation is the victim - as in industrial


Application for costs successful - Material change of circumstances for mining lease
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • March 31 2016

Carter Newell first reported on the matter of Henry v ERO Georgetown Gold Operations Pty Ltd (ERO) 2015 QLC 13 in our previous newsletter issued in


Personal liability in relation to WHS breaches continues after resignation from position
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

A decision of the Queensland Industrial Court has confirmed that personal liability for a failure to comply with WHS obligations under the Mining and


Roe 8 delay and the importance of government policy: the decision of Save Beeliar Wetlands v Jacob
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2016

The Supreme Court’s decision of Save Beeliar Wetlands (Inc) v Jacob (Beeliar Wetlands) confirms that it is important for government to have regard to


Investing in Infrastructure - International Best Legal Practice in Project and Construction Agreements - 2016
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • March 18 2016

The increasing role of superannuation funds in infrastructure investment has been well documented. Governments are encouraging further involvement in


Coal mines and koalas
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 4 2016

The recent decision of Chief Justice Preston in Upper Mooki Landcare Inc v Shenhua Watermark Coal Pty Ltd and Minister for Planning 2016 NSWLEC 6