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Insolvency disclaimer or state control – furnaces and coke ovens, pyrophoric iron sulphide and methane, effluent lagoons and asbestos …

The High Court of Australia has dismissed the liquidators’ application for special leave to appeal in Australian Sawmilling because the …

Cleaning up after failed oil and mining operations – new New Zealand laws, and other ideas

The cost of environmental clean-up of mining and other resource projects where the company has gone into liquidation is a …

Courts ‘should be wary of [liquidator] disclaimers where environmental liabilities are to be passed onto taxpayers or innocent persons’

A court has set aside liquidators’ disclaimer of contaminated property on a challenge by the environmental regulator. Particularly in a …

Disclaimer of litigation funding agreement

While a trustee was ready to continue the bankrupt’s litigation claim, he was not willing to use the bankrupt’s litigation …

Insolvency and the environment – some law reform suggestions

While we await some pending developments in the areas of tension between insolvency law and environmental law, including the High …

Linc Energy’s insolvency, environmental and constitutional issues are off to the High Court

The filing of a High Court special leave application[1] from the decision in Linc Energy[2] concerning the rights of liquidators …