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| 14 Dec 2020
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia.
Superannuation| 25 Nov 2020
Retail Employee Superannuation Trust (Rest) has settled a lawsuit brought by member Mark McVeigh over its disclosure of the impact of climate change risks on the fund. We look at how the case made it to settlement and consider the potential implications for the superannuation industry
Turnaround & Corporate Renewal| 18 Nov 2020
While most of our attention this year has been focused on the COVID-19 situation, the trade difficulties that have been unfolding between Australia and our leading importer, China, have escalated.
Financial Services| 16 Nov 2020
In this edition, we provide an overview of the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020, which is now before Parliament, plus much more.