Monthly Archives: May 2016

In an industry first, Thomson Geer, in a team led by Partner, Scott Charaneka, has acted for non-profit superannuation fund, QSuper, as the super fund giant launches its own life insurance company, QInsure. QSuper manages $60 billion of retirement savings for its 550,000 members, and in 2015 was ranked as the top performing growth fund in Australia.  […]

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian on Friday 27 May 2016, in both the Legal Affairs pages and in their special feature “Legal Review” magazine. Click through to the below link to read both articles.

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Congratulations to Thomson Geer lawyers, Jen Severn and Alexandra Meeuwsen, who have both been recognised in the Property Council of Australia’s “100 Women in Property” for 2016. 100 Women in Property is an initiative working to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the number of women in senior leadership positions in the property industry […]

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After having been delayed for several years, Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) new Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) (in its entirety, the PPSPNG) and associated register commenced on Monday, 9 May 2016. These laws and its register are similar to Australia’s Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (called the PPSA), but with a number of major differences.

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