Monthly Archives: November 2019

Welcome to Issue 50 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide banking lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation from the past fortnight.  We hope you find this edition useful!

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The next rollout of changes to the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld) (RV Act) introduced by the Housing Legislation (Building Better Futures) Amendment Act 2017 (Qld), commenced on 11 November 2019. In this alert, we have briefly set out some of the changes which took effect and which you need to be aware of to […]

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Welcome to Issue 16 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. A Federal taskforce has just released new guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector. The guidelines contain a number of recommendations for identifying and managing risks and conflicts that may arise with foreign investors and affiliates. This issue also contains the usual […]

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Welcome to Issue 73 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. Exciting developments this fortnight with a new pro bono website to improve access to justice, new laws to modernise criminal appeals and an Auslan Parliamentary Bulletin launched. IBAC released its report into the Inflation nightclub shooting and announced the appointment of its new CEO, former […]

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Our national M&A team is recognised as a ‘hot practice’ in The Australian’s Legal Review magazine published on 22 November.  This recognition caps a big year for our team, which was also ranked by specialist M&A research firm, Mergermarket, as being 10th in Australasia in respect of the number of M&A deals completed in FY2019. […]

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Welcome to Issue 49 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide banking lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation from the past fortnight.  We hope you find this edition useful!

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Welcome to Issue 78 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In the media this fortnight we see the Prime Minister is planning to outlaw environmental boycott campaigns targeting businesses. For those in the health or aged care sectors, this issue contains links to both the interim Aged Care Royal Commission Report and a recent report […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Australian health, wellness and beauty company McPherson’s Limited (ASX: MCP) on its joint venture (JV) agreement with Access Brand Management to expand sales of the Dr LeWinn’s range of anti-ageing products in Greater China. The Thomson Geer team consisted of Partner, David Zwi and Associate, Nicola Moldrich. The JV builds on the […]

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Welcome to Issue 72 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. In the media this fortnight we see the Prime Minister is planning to outlaw environmental boycott campaigns targeting businesses. The fake breath test scandal of last year continues to ail the Victoria Police, with IBAC concerned that officers could still be conducting fake tests given […]

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The NSW government recently introduced a Bill relevant to trustees of discretionary trusts that either own or will own residential land in NSW. The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2019 deals with when the surcharge purchaser duty and surcharge land tax that are aimed at foreign persons will apply to discretionary trusts.

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