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
Corporate & Commercial| 26 Nov 2021
In this edition, we consider ASIC’s new guidance on cryto-asset licensing and market regulation, new and updated APRA FAQs on a range of matters and a suite of ASX regulatory updates, and much more.
Corporate & Commercial| 17 Nov 2021
The Victorian Government has recently launched a $230 million COVID-19 event insurance product. The new product will be delivered by Victorian Managed Insurance Authority and seeks to provide COVID-19 related insurance cover to give organisers of creative, sporting, business and community events conducted in Victoria the confidence to plan and stage future events.
Corporate & Commercial| 15 Nov 2021
ASIC has warned that social media activity, including 'pump and dump' campaigns, can amount to market manipulation. We outline what investors, market participants and listed entities need to watch out for.
Corporate & Commercial| 09 Nov 2021
Companies that are engaged in placing or renewing their Directors and Officers liability insurance cover will be very aware that the insurance market continues to be in a ‘hard’ cycle, where restricted cover and higher premiums create coverage issues and costs pressures.