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ACCC v Cascade Coal Pty Ltd & Ors

Federal Court of Australia, New South Wales Registry


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Applicant ACCC
Respondents Cascade Coal Pty Ltd
Coal & Minerals Group Pty Ltd
Locaway Pty Ltd
Loyal Coal Pty Ltd
James William Mcguigan
John Vern Mcguigan
Mincorp Investments Pty Ltd
Paul Edward Obeid
Moses Edward Obeid
Richard Jonathan Poole
Southeast Investments Group Pty Ltd
Hearing 4 April - 28 April 2016 (Justice Foster)
Case management hearing: 30 October 2015 before Justice Foster
Case management hearing: 18 June 2015 before Justice Foster

Judgment reserved on 28 April 2016

Judgment: 6 July 2018 dismissing ACCC claim:

On application of seventh respondent, Moses Obeid, Court ordered (on 13 July) that reasons for judgment not be published until after 10 August. Obeid is to file submissions by 20 July 2018 setting out arguments for why order to suppress reasons should be extended beyond 10 August.

On 20 August Justice Foster dismissed the Amended Interlocutory Application. See, eg, Kate McClymont, 'Obeids lose legal battle to have judgment suppressed' (SMH, 20 August 2018)


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