For the past decade, economic fluctuations around the globe have placed banks and financial institutions under considerable pressure. Locally, there’s also a fiercely competitive market and heightened post-Royal Commission scrutiny. These factors mean the sector’s need for outstanding legal advice, informed by both technical expertise and genuine commercial understanding, has never been more acute.
Our banking and finance lawyers have experience gained in both private practice and in-house roles. They advise on:
- all forms of general borrowing arrangements, including bilateral and syndicated loans and related security issues for listed and unlisted companies
- asset finance and equipment leasing
- real property finance
- restructuring and insolvency, and
- Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA).
We act for Australian and overseas borrowers and lenders, as well as corporates. Our clients include Asia Debt Management, China Construction Bank, DomaCom, ICBC, Isuzu, Qualitas Securities and Westpac.
Financial Services| 28 Oct 2020
In this edition, we report on ASIC's contracts for difference product intervention order and the proposed virtual meetings and electronic signing amendments to the Corporations Act.
Financial Services| 09 Oct 2020
A reminder to ensure your managed funds are ‘true to label’ and an inquiry into the complexity of financial services regulation are among the latest legal and regulatory developments in the Australian financial services sector.
Financial Services| 14 Sep 2020
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia.
Banking & Finance| 09 Sep 2020
The potential of blockchain technology to drive growth in both Fintech and Regtech has been highlighted in an interim report by the Australian Senate's Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology.