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1 May 2018
Water utility service provider sold to BEWG
A global law firm has advised various parties on the sale of the TRILITY Group to Beijing Enterprises Water Group. Write comment (0 Comments)...
Gavel, documents, KWM review, AMP general counsel
30 Apr 2018
AMP GC ousted in wake of KWM review
AMP’s group general counsel and company secretary has been ousted for his alleged role in providing false and misleading statements to ASIC. ...
Australia map
30 Apr 2018
International firm reveals plans to double Aussie presence
An international law firm has confirmed its plans to double in size across Australia within the coming years. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
30 Apr 2018
Stewart Media, Search Global win domain name dispute
The first application for an independent review of a decision by the .au Domain Administration (auDA) has successfully overturned the registration of ...
30 Apr 2018
Goldman Sachs, Infigen Energy close $605m refinancing deal
A first-of-its-kind financing agreement has been struck between banking giant Goldman Sachs and listed renewable energy company Infigen Energy Group. ...
27 Apr 2018
Paradise dismissal not derailing HSF vocational strategy
Recent scandal is not distracting the Australian arm of the global firm from what it sees as being a core cultural mission. Write comment (3 ...
27 Apr 2018
Shine eyes shareholder class action against AMP
Shine Lawyers has announced it is investigating a class action on behalf of AMP Limited shareholders, following damning revelations at the Royal Comm...
27 Apr 2018
Slaters, IMF launch class action against ASX-listed pallet company
National firm Slater and Gordon and global litigation funder IMF Bentham announced on Monday a new class action following ‘cannibalised’ growth by...
27 Apr 2018
Why the future of Australian law firms might have less to do with lawyers and more to do with legal support
As Australian firms, including boutiques and small to medium firms, continue to grapple with the challenges of a rapidly evolving legal landscape – ...
27 Apr 2018
Glencore refinancing aims for 2020 final maturity
The syndication of refinancing by Glencore has been backed by a group of active bookrunners, with a total of 58 banks committing to the facilities. ...
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