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The Latest From the High Court on Interpreting the Scope of Arbitration Clauses

Australia, United Kingdom - April 22 2019 On 8 May 2019, the High Court handed down its judgment on the dispute between mining magnate Mrs Gina Rinehart and her children, Bianca Rinehart and…

Rebecca Heath

Five Minutes On… Obtaining Information to Assist in Deciding Whether to Commence Court Proceedings

Australia - June 14 2016 Do you think you might have a claim but are unable to make a decision without obtaining further information? What can you do if someone else has the…

Michael Ferguson, Rebecca Heath

Five Minutes On… Equipment Designers, Manufacturers and Mine Site Accidents in Western Australia

Australia - February 23 2016 The shift in the mining industry from a construction phase to a production phase brings with it a different set of legal risks associated with mine…

Michael Ferguson, Rebecca Heath, Jeremiah Ooi

High Court of Australia confirms power to freeze assets in anticipation of foreign judgments PT Bayan Resources TBK v BCBC Singapore Pte Ltd [2015] HCA 36

Australia - October 16 2015 The High Court of Australia has confirmed that Australian Supreme Courts have the power to make orders freezing the Australian assets of a foreign…

Michael Ferguson, Rebecca Heath, Jeremiah Ooi

Five minutes on…the long arm of the liquidator: recovery of “unfair preference payments” from stressed debtors

Australia - September 28 2015 With continuing market volatility a number of companies remain under financial pressure. Businesses or individuals receiving payments from companies…

Amanda Banton, Michael Ferguson