Monthly Archives: June 2019

This edition covers the announcement of an inquiry into banks’ compliance with the Guarantee protections set out in the 2013 Code of Banking Practice, the implementation by the Reserve Bank of proposals to vary Standard No. 1 and 2 of 2016, and the announcement that financial institutions will pay 10% more in order to fund […]

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Earlier this year, Thomson Geer announced that it had made a strategic investment in Endeavour Consulting (now TG Endeavour), a Canberra-based public affairs consultancy. Recently, our Chief Executive Partner, Adrian Tembel and Managing Director of TG Endeavour Public Affairs, Mark Brandon-Baker, spoke to Chris Merritt at The Australian about the value for their respective clients […]

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This edition covers recent media around The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) findings that the former general manager/governor of Lithgow Correctional Centre (LCC) and five Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) officers engaged in serious corrupt conduct in relation to the use of excessive force on an inmate and the associated cover-up of the incident.

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Our Health & Aged Care team has been identified as one of Australia’s leading teams in this area, in the recently released Doyles Guide rankings of Australia’s leading Health & Aged Care lawyers, 2020. Thomson Geer has been ranked as a first tier firm, one of only four firms nationally to receive this recognition. Individually, […]

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This edition includes reference to the major changes to guardianship arrangements recently passed by the Victorian Parliament to better protect the right of adults with disability.

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Of note in this edition is an article announcing the proposal of new laws to expand the role of SACAT, in addition to recent cases in the areas of public and administrative law.

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Thomson Geer has acquired 10 year old Perth property, infrastructure and litigation boutique law firm LSV Borrello, signalling its entry into the Perth market. The 8 partner and 20 staff boutique law firm will re-badge to Thomson Geer, becoming Thomson Geer’s 5th office, on 1 July. “This move is on strategy” said Thomson Geer Chief Executive […]

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A BIO QLD Investment Seminar was held as part of the BIO 2019 International Convention in the US this month. Thomson Geer partnered with Life Sciences Queensland Limited and Trade and Investment Queensland to present this event, allowing 11 Queensland life sciences companies the chance to pitch to international investors. Thomson Geer was represented by […]

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This edition covers recent media around some of the world’s largest banks being sued, as well as our usual wrap up of media, cases, publications and legislation.

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In this edition we note that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has issued a report on the ‘Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme: 12 month insights report’ and is intended to assist entities to understand the common causes of data breaches.

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