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

Merkel says would back cutting EU tariffs on US car ... tweet
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 00:18:00 GMT
Micron believes the ruling issued by the Fuzhou Court in Fujian Province is inconsistent with this proclaimed ... and the rest of the European Union by slapping tariffs on the bloc's steel and aluminu...
http://bohemionews.com/2018/07/merkel-says-would-back-cutting-eu-tariffs-on-us-car-imports/

England star Henderson in debt to fellow Wearsider ... tweet
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 22:22:00 GMT
European shares advance as US tariff suspension hopes boost autos Trump's attempt to use the steel and aluminum tariffs to pry concessions ... Micron believes the ruling issued by the Fuzhou Court in ...
http://bohemionews.com/2018/07/england-star-henderson-in-debt-to-fellow-wearsider-jordan/

Micron Says China Ban Won't Hurt Earnings But Ruling ... tweet
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 18:41:00 GMT
To Make No Decisions The Fractured Legacy Of IDBI Bank Lessons Tata Steel Learnt From Its Corus Acquisition ... Micron believes the ruling issued by the Fuzhou Court in Fujian Province is inconsisten...
https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2018/07/05/micron-says-china-ban-won-t-hurt-earnings-but-ruling-is-unfair

ArcelorMittal says NuMetal alter ego of Ruias; NCLAT ... tweet
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
At a hearing before a two-member bench of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for ArcelorMittal, said NuMetal and Rewant Ruia are alter ego of each other. They both are the same.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/arcelormittal-seeks-disqualification-of-numetal-bid-for-essar-steel/articleshow/64873042.cms

Former Australian mining executive released by China tweet
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 05:11:00 GMT
They were convicted later in 2010, with Tan Yixin from Shougang receiving a three-and-a-half-year sentence and Wang Hongjiu from Laiwu Steel getting four years. Again, these court hearings were held i...
http://www.centralchronicle.com/former-australian-mining-executive-released-by-china.html

China frees jailed Australian Rio Tinto exec: official tweet
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 02:41:00 GMT
... trade secrets including the minutes of a China Iron and Steel Association meeting and information on China steel giant Shougang's output, the court had said at sentencing. The Shanghai court also ...
http://en.rfi.fr/wire/20180704-china-frees-jailed-australian-rio-tinto-exec-official

Russia joins fray, files WTO suit vs 232 tariffs tweet
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Russia has filed a lawsuit against the United States at the World Trade Organization over US Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel product imports, the press office of Russian...
https://www.fastmarkets.com/article/3817642/russia-joins-fray-files-wto-suit-vs-232-tariffs

Brazils Vale to pay 557.7 million reais for Samarco ... tweet
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 06:49:00 GMT
Still looming over Samarco and its parents is a separate lawsuit, worth 155 billion reais (RM161.7 billion). BHP said on Monday that the settlement set a two-year timeline to reach a settlement over t...
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/business/2018/06/29/brazils-vale-to-pay-557-7-million-reais-for-samarco-damage/

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzaltyn consults with population to ... tweet
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The High Court of London has ruled that Crispian Investments, a unit of businessman Roman Abramovichs Millhouse, should not have proposed and sold a stake in the Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel to Interros of tycoon Vladimir Potanin. The sale infringed a shareholder agreement on preemptive rights between Interros and aluminum giant UC RUSAL, the
https://metalukraine.com/2018/06/29/kyrgyzstan-kyrgyzaltyn-consults-with-population-to-extend-work-of-makmal.html

BHP signs deal to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit ... tweet
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 21:22:00 GMT
... the Brazilian government to drop a $7 billion civil lawsuit against the mining companies over a 2015 disaster at the Samarco iron ore mine. For the settlement to be binding, it also needs to be signed by Brazil's federal government and the states of ...
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-26/bhp-vale-settles-samarco-deal-7-billion-brazilian-prosecutors/9909634

Samarco reaches deal with Brazil to settle dam disaster ... tweet
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:54:00 GMT
BHP has settled a $7.1 billion lawsuit over to a 2015 dam disaster at its Samarco operations in Brazil, and established a framework to settle a second $55 billion claim in the next two years. BHP and Brazilian iron ore giant Vale, which co-owned the ...
https://www.afr.com/business/mining/samarco-reaches-deal-with-brazil-to-settle-dam-disaster-lawsuit-20180625-h11un7

NCLT grants additional 20 days for Adhunik Metaliks ... tweet
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:41:00 GMT
The bankruptcy proceedings against Adhunik Metaliks, its subsidiary Orissa Manganese & Minerals (OMML), and group company Zion Steel were admitted by the Kolkata Bench of NCLT in August last year. The insolvency petitions had been filed by the State Bank ...
https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/nclt-grants-additional-20-days-for-adhunik-metals-to-complete-insolvency-resolution-process/article24193070.ece

Brazilian President changes mining laws to lure investment tweet
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 03:32:00 GMT
The tougher regulations are a direct result of a series of mine accidents that have hit the country in the past years, including the 2015 disaster at the Samarco iron ore mine ... including Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, declared force majeure.
https://steelguru.com/mining/brazilian-president-changes-mining-laws-to-lure-investment/512134

Glencore unit Katanga settles DRC Congo dispute, shares ... tweet
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:04:32 GMT
Reuters - Democratic Republic of Congo state miner Gcamines will drop legal proceedings to dissolve a copper and cobalt joint venture with a subsidiary of Glencore Plc (L:GLEN) after...
http://uk.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/glencore-unit-katanga-settles-drc-congo-dispute-shares-surge-1211958

In a first, firm liquidated as a going concern tweet
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 21:24:00 GMT
A Raigargh-based steel company has bought the entire lot of fixed assets ... the resolution professional already appointed is to be replaced, judicial members Vijai Pratap Singh and Jinan KR said in their order at NCLT Kolkata.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/in-a-first-firm-liquidated-as-a-going-concern/articleshow/64459369.cms

China Busts Gangs Smuggling Scrap Steel tweet
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:39:00 GMT
Customs in China's southeastern Fujian province broke up five gangs smuggling scrap steel in a late-night operation on Monday, the official Xinhua news agency reported. A total of 28 criminal suspects were held in Xiamen, Quanzhou and other cities in the ...
https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/china-busts-gangs-smuggling-scrap-318175

Congo Supreme Court rejects Glencore bid to move dissolution ... tweet
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:04:10 GMT
DAKAR Reuters - Congo's Supreme Court has rejected claims by a Glencore (L:GLEN) unit that a commercial court is not competent to hear a petition to dissolve it brought by state miner Gecamines, a...
http://uk.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/congo-supreme-court-rejects-glencore-bid-to-move-dissolution-case-1200896

Brazil oil worker strike gains steam in another blow ... tweet
Wed, 30 May 2018 23:08:00 GMT
Steelmaker Cia Siderrgica Nacional SA, Brazils second-largest iron ore exporter, declared force majeure for its mining products due to disrupted supplies of diesel, explosives and food to it mines. The 10-day trucker protest left major cities running ...
https://www.stabroeknews.com/2018/news/world/05/31/brazil-oil-worker-strike-gains-steam-in-another-blow-to-government/

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