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| 10 May 2022
In this edition, we consider a case handed down about breaches of AFSL obligations due to poor cybersecurity practices, and APRA’s expectations in relation to crypto-assets, proposed amendments to the ASX Listing Rules, and much more.
Corporate & Commercial| 22 Apr 2022
Getting ready for the CCIV regime: ASIC offers unilateral AFSL variations to licensees to facilitate the transition
In the most recent development of the new CCIV regime, ASIC has begun sending out letters to existing AFS licensees offering an ‘opt in’ licence variation.
Corporate & Commercial| 08 Apr 2022
In this edition, we consider the new CCIV regulations, the Senate’s disallowance of proxy advice regulations, consultations on changes to the takeovers laws, and much more.
Corporate & Commercial| 07 Apr 2022
The Federal Government has amended the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 (Cth) to clarify certain aspects of the foreign investment framework and streamline the processing of less sensitive investment types.