Our corporate and commercial team is known for its energy, business insight and legal expertise – nationally and internationally. We give clients commercially focused legal advice on all aspects of corporate law and regulation affecting public and private companies, private equity firms and management teams.
Our expertise spans:
- commercial contracts;
- compliance, including regulatory, corporate governance and directors’ duties;
- intellectual property;
- mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders arrangements, MBOs and MBIs;
- privacy; and
- industry focus, including sports and entertainment, and technology and digital economy.
Our clients range from large multinational corporates through to ASX-listed companies and innovative start-ups. They include Carlton and United Breweries, Arena REIT, BMW Financial Services and Australian Unity. We are also trusted advisors to various corporate advisers and accounting firms.
‘The “brilliant, efficient, client-focused” team at Hall & Wilcox is “very thorough, knowledgeable”, and has “great strength in depth”. It counts IT, sports, financial services and real estate as sector strengths.’
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
Capital Markets| 15 Jun 2021
Listed entities should familiarise themselves with the recent changes ASX has made to Listing Rules and Guidance Notes, particularly in relation to disclosure and capital raising.
Capital Markets| 09 Jun 2021
The use of ‘ramping announcements’ has been on ASX’s radar for some time now. Listed companies should carefully consider the content of and language used in market announcements.
Corporate & Commercial| 09 Jun 2021
The Victorian Government has recently made many of the temporary processes and procedures implemented in response to COVID-19 permanent, with the commencement of the Justice Legislation Amendment (System Enhancements and Other Matters) Act 2021 (Vic).
Banking & Finance| 26 May 2021
In this edition, we consider the Budget’s commitments to funds management and foreign financial services providers, a case on defective PDS disclosure, the exposure draft Your Future, Your Super regulations and much more.