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- commercial contracts
- compliance, including regulatory, corporate governance and directors’ duties
- intellectual property
- mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders arrangements, MBOs and MBIs
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- 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.
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Uncategorised| 20 Jan 2021
Making Your Mark – a guide for SMEs and advisors: are you doing enough to ‘control’ the use of your trade marks?
In the third article of our series looking at some of the key issues for trade mark owners, and their advisors, operating in and entering the Australian market, we provide some tips for exercising proper ‘control’ over your trade marks.
Corporate & Commercial| 16 Dec 2020
Pre-COVID foreign investment thresholds to be reinstated from 1 January 2021, as major FIRB reforms take effect
The across-the-board $0 monetary screening threshold for all foreign investments will be lifted on 1 January 2021, as part of the much-anticipated reforms of the Foreign Acquisition and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (FATA) and Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 (Cth).
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.
Trade Marks| 08 Dec 2020
Kraft Brands has been denied special leave to appeal to the High Court, ending the dispute with Bega Cheese over ownership of the Kraft peanut butter trade dress.