Monthly Archives: July 2018

The ombudsman is investigating State Trustee’s treatment of vulnerable people, a memorandum of understanding has been agreed between Victoria Police and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation agency that will see the public better protected and the Department of Justice has released its report in relation to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into institutional abuse.

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Welcome to Edition 47 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue looks at the new My Health Record system and its opt-out process. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest […]

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This edition focuses on the release of the second tranche of the government’s Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle (CCIV) Bill, as well as a number of other banking related topics.

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Thomson Geer acted for Axsesstoday Ltd (ASX: AXL) on its successful offer of Simple Corporate Bonds, circa $55 million, only the fourth offer of its kind in Australia. Special Counsel, Sanushka Seomangal led the Thomson Geer team advising Axsesstoday Ltd, assisted by Associate, Nicola Moldrich and Law Graduate, Kylie Zih Axsesstoday Ltd is only the […]

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We welcome Matthew Reynolds, who has joined the firm as a Partner in our Corporate & M&A team. Matthew will be based in our Brisbane office, and will also have a strong presence and team based in Sydney. Matthew’s key areas of focus are mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, private equity and […]

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Appointments have been made to the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee, the Victorian Law Reform Commission, and the Magistrates’ Court of Appointment. The Government also appointed a new Chief Examiner and a new chairperson to the Victoria Legal Aid Panel. IBAC released a report identifying ways Victoria Police can improve complaint handling and the Victorian […]

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Welcome to Edition 46 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue looks at new laws relating to modern slavery and reporting on procurement, and also new laws relating to Australia’s national security. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and […]

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Thomson Geer is proud to have assisted CWP Renewables to achieve financial close for the 37 turbine, 135 MW Crudine Ridge Wind Farm Project near Mudgee, NSW.  This is the third wind farm project for which we have assisted CWP Renewables to achieve close since 2014. The Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, valued at $250 million, […]

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Thomson Geer is proud to have worked closely with the in house legal team of The Benevolent Society on its exciting expansion into South Australia by way of becoming the sole member of Inclusive Directions, a specialist provider of disability services to children, which came into effect on 1 July 2018. The Benevolent Society, Australia’s […]

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Thomson Geer Consultant, Peter Nankivell, assisted by Partner, Peta Thompson and Lawyer, Matt Persico, has advised Village Roadshow on its sale of Wet’n’Wild Sydney to Spanish leisure park operator, Parques Reunidos for $40 million.  In addition to the $40 million sale price, Village Roadshow will receive payment dependent on the park’s revenue performance up to […]

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