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Australian port privatization case mired in cost dispute as appeal faces delays

By Laurel Henning
  • 11 Aug 2021 22:23
  • 11 Aug 2021 22:23
Australia’s NSW Ports Operations and the country’s competition regulator, as well as legal teams acting for the eastern state of New South Wales have found themselves in a dispute to decide legal costs at the tail end of an antitrust lawsuit.
Federal Court of Australia Judge Jayne Jagot ruled in

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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