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We list below a number of recent iron and steel industry (or related) legal disputes. This page is updated regularly.

VRIC 2020 Energy, Battery Metals Insights: IsoEnergy ... tweet
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
VRIC 2020 Energy, Battery Metals Insights: IsoEnergy, Azincourt Energy, A.I.S. Resources, First Cobalt During VRIC, INN caught up with executives in the energy and battery metals spaces for updates regarding their companies and...
https://investingnews.com/ceo-interviews/vric-2020-energy-battery-metals-insights:-isoenergy-ceo-craig-parry-azincourt-energy-ceo-alex-klenman-a.i.s.resources-chairman-martyn-

U.S. firm wins reprieve from expanded duties on steel ... tweet
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The U.S. Court of International Trade has issued a temporary order under which U.S. customs agents cannot collect duties from a U.S. company under President Donald Trumps recently-announced expansion of steel and aluminum tariffs. PrimeSource Building Products had challenged Trumps surprise expansion of existing tariffs to include derivative products such as steel nails and aluminum cables. It withdrew its request for a temporary restraining order after reaching an agreement with U.S.
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/u-s-firm-wins-reprieve-from-expanded-duties-on-steel-products/

ArcelorMittal, Italian government agree to hearing ... tweet
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
ArcelorMittal and the Italian government agreed on 7 February to postpone the tribunal hearing over the ownership of the former Italian steelmaker Ilva,Kallanishlearns from sources close to the matter. Just a few hours before the hearing was due to take place last Friday, both parties submitted a draft agreement and asked the tribunal to
http://eurometal.net/arcelormittal-italian-government-agree-to-hearing-delay/

Techint owners ordered to stand trial in Brazil graft ... tweet
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 16:43:00 GMT
MILAN, Feb 13 Reuters - San Faustin, the holding company that controls Italian steel pipe giant Tenaris, said an Italian court had ordered it and its owners to stand trial in a Brazil corruptio
https://uk.reuters.com/article/techint-brazil-corruption/update-1-techint-owners-ordered-to-stand-trial-in-brazil-graft-case-idUKL8N2AD54S

Royalties included in mining law to limit growth potential ... tweet
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
As part of India's 2016 Union Budget, export duties for iron ore lumps and fines below 58 per cent Fe content were reduced to nil from 30 per cent and 10 per cent respectively. This reduction was aimed at boosting shipments from the western state of Goa where the Supreme Court lifted an earlier iron ore mining ban, the rating agency said.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/royalties-included-in-mining-law-to-limit-growth-potential-of-iron-ore-industry-fitch-solutions/arti

AISC announces IDEAS2 Award winners tweet
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:15:00 GMT
The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has announced the winners of its 2020 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS) Awards. Judges weighed each project's use of structural steel from both an architectural and structural
https://www.thefabricator.com/thefabricator/news/metalsmaterials/aisc-announces-ideassup2sup-award-winners

Kerner To Replace Grolms At Ig Metall In Frankfurt tweet
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Kerner to replace Grolms at IG Metall in Frankfurt Markus Grolms, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG, is resigning from his position. Following the proposal of IG Metall, the Duisburg local court appointed Jrgen Kerner, Chief Treasurer...
https://www.stainless-steel-world.net/news/87580/kerner-to-replace-grolms-at-ig-metall-in-frankfurt.html

Conic Metals Discloses Litigation in Relation to Ramu ... tweet
Sun, 09 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Conic Metals Discloses Litigation in Relation to Ramu Project - Junior Mining Network
https://www.juniorminingnetwork.com/junior-miner-news/press-releases/2736-tsx-venture/nkl/72955-conic-discloses-litigation-in-relation-to-ramu-project.html

Expect resumption of mining in Goa, as all issues resolved: ... tweet
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
GMOEA office bearers said that there are enough systems in place to monitor mining so much so that even the speed of the truck is monitored to ensure there are no leakages. On March 15, 2018, all mining activity in the state effectively stop basis a court order. This stoppage had led to a grinding and crushing halt of mining leases in the state leading to huge cascading economic and social fallback.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/expect-resumption-of-mining-in-goa-as-all-issues-resolved-gmoea/articleshow/73984887.cms

BPSL Fraud: NCLAT reserves decision on immunity to ... tweet
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal concluded the hearings in the case. The ED, Serious Fraud Investigation Office and the Central Bureau of Investigation are investigating erstwhile promoter and managing director Sanjay Singal for alleged diversion of funds at Bhushan Power and
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/bpsl-fraud-nclat-reserves-decision-on-immunity-to-jsw/articleshow/73943786.cms

Russia: Olimp wins gold deposit in court tweet
Mon, 03 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The Arbitrary Court of Moscow has declared ineffective the decree of the Federal Agency on Subsoil Use on the revocation of license to prospect and mine gold ore at the Zegengolskoye deposit in the Republic of Buryatia issued to the Mining Company Olimp LLC. The 9th Arbitrary Court of Appeals declared the decree ineffective i
https://metalukraine.com/2020/02/03/russia-olimp-wins-gold-deposit-in-court.html

Market debates ArcelorMittal's future in Taranto tweet
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The Italian government and ArcelorMittal Italia will meet in court on 7 February if an agreement between the parties over the former Ilva steelworks is not signed by end-January. So said Italian economic development minister Stefano Patuanelli to local press. The Italian judiciary would then rule on the right of ArcelorMittal to withdraw from
http://eurometal.net/market-debates-arcelormittals-future-in-taranto/

Bidder JSW Steel a related party, can't be given immunity: ... tweet
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Bhushan Powers former promoters are facing charges of financial irregularities and money laundering. In an affidavit filed in the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, the ED said JSW and Bhushan Power are related parties through a joint
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/bidder-jsw-steel-a-related-party-cant-be-given-immunity-ed-to-nclat/articleshow/73753121.cms

SC allows mining company to transport validly mined ... tweet
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
In a major relief to mining firms, the apex court modified its earlier order and permitted transportation of already mined iron ore lying unused at various sites in the state. The apex court had earlier banned mining and transportation of iron ore in Goa. The bench directed the mining firm to transport the iron ore within a period of six months from today.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/sc-allows-mining-company-to-transport-validly-mined-iron-ore-in-goa/articleshow/73759377.cms

NCLAT asks investigative agencies to clarify over JSW ... tweet
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
A three-member NCLAT bench headed by Chairperson Justice S J Mukhopadhaya asked the agencies to file their reply affidavits by January 20 stating whether after insertion of section 32 A in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) last month, JSW Steel has immunity from the alleged fraud committed by the previous BPSL
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/nclat-asks-investigative-agencies-to-clarify-over-jsw-steels-immunity-in-bpsl-matter/articleshow/73305295.cm

Undue favour given to disqualified Adani Enterprises ... tweet
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The agency has registered the FIR under charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating under IPC and PPCA after a preliminary enquiry. It was alleged that in 2010, APGENCO had floated a tender for the supply of 6 lakhs MT of coal on free-on-rail destination basis to Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station, Vijayawada and Rayalseema Therma Power Plant, Kadapa from any port.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/cbi-books-adani-enterprises-2-ex-nccf-officers-for-alleged-irregularities-in-coal-supply-contract/ar

Italian court says Taranto steel plant's blast furnace ... tweet
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
An Italian appeals court Tuesday decided that blast furnace No. 2 at the ArcelorMittal Italia plant, formerly the Ilva steelworks, in Taranto can stay open and continue to produce steel, Italian steel federation Federaccia and the plants labor unions said. ArcelorMittal declined to comment. The Taranto Appeals Court accepted the appeal by Ilvas extraordinary
http://eurometal.net/italian-court-says-taranto-steel-plants-blast-furnace-2-can-stay-open/

Coal import case: SC notice to Adani Group on DRI's ... tweet
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde stayed the Bombay High Court order that quashed letter rogatories (LR) which sought information from foreign countries on the import of coal by Adani. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for DRI contended before the apex court that the investigation into the matter should continue.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/coal-import-case-sc-notice-to-adani-group-on-dris-appeal/articleshow/73156214.cms

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