Monthly Archives: February 2018

Below is a summary of various Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) developments which may be important for charities to consider. 1. Review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation   On 20 December 2017 the Government released the terms of reference for the mandated review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012 […]

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Thomson Geer has started 2018 with a new Melbourne-based property partner, Sarah Rizk. Sarah’s arrival will bolster the firm’s property and leasing capabilities. Sarah’s key areas of practice include property acquisitions and disposals, property development and subdivisions, structuring advice, property related tax advice, and leasing matters. She works closely with landowner and investor clients to […]

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Our Corporate team advised Jessica Rudd on the sale of her business Jessica’s Suitcase to eCargo Holdings Limited for $15 million. Jessica’s Suitcase operates an eCommerce store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global Platform, offering quality Australian and New Zealand products to Chinese consumers. eCargo is a China-based eCommerce technology and specialist execution group. The acquisition provides […]

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This edition details the appointment of Christian Porter MP as the 37th Attorney-General for Australia, taking the reins from The Hon George Brandis QC, and more.

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Welcome to our first Banking Sector Newsletter for 2018. In this fortnight’s edition, we see the release of reporting dates for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, as well as a number of other related stories and cases.

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Welcome to our first Public Sector Newsletter for 2018. This edition contains a helpful summary of notable acts passed last year, a commentary and copy of a report into IBAC’s first five years and confirmation of more appointments to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme and County Court. The Supreme Court has ‘cleared the […]

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