Monthly Archives: December 2020

Thomson Geer partner Jacquie Seemann has been appointed to the newly formed NSW Jewish Day School Review Committee. Jacquie joins other leaders from within the Jewish community, business, philanthropy and education who are operating as part of a NSW Jewish community-wide plan to address the challenges faced by Jewish schools in NSW. Spearheading the Committee […]

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Senior associate Arjunan Puveendran joined Thomson Geer in Sydney in 2015 and works primarily in the firm’s Corporate group in its specialist gaming and leisure team. Recognised for this legal skill, Arjunan was a finalist in the 2018 Lawyers Weekly ’30 Under 30′ Awards. Aside from his busy life as a lawyer, Arjunan is a […]

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Thomson Geer advised Resolute Mining Limited on the sale of its Bibiani Gold Mine to Chijin International Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co. Ltd for total cash consideration of $105m. Based in Western Australia, Resolute Mining is a gold mining explorer, developer and operator of gold mines in Africa. The […]

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Welcome to Issue 102 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. We hope you enjoy this edition of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter, the last for what has been an extra-ordinary year. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a happy and safe holiday period and a healthy 2021. We will […]

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Welcome to Issue 39 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter, our last for 2020. In this issue we see a focus on privacy, with the launch of a new national campaign urging Australians to protect themselves against cybercrime, and consumers being reminded to safeguard personal information when making Christmas purchases online. Further privacy related news […]

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Welcome to Issue 73 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter, our last for 2020. In this issue, the Reserve Bank of Australia says that buy now, pay later providers can continue to prevent retailers imposing a surcharge when shoppers use their services but as these services grow in popularity, they could be forced to play along […]

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It has been a busy fortnight dominated by the publication of the Final Report of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants and the responses the Government and the legal profession made to that Report; the prospect of laws abolishing the crime of public drunkenness and conversion practices; and the legal profession’s responses […]

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Welcome to Issue 101 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The NSW Government is creating a swifter and more convenient justice system, investing more than $150 million in upgrades and maintenance to courts and other justice infrastructure. In other news, a new Federal agency is to be established to coordinate the Commonwealth’s role in future natural […]

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Thomson Geer Senior Associate, Scott Newlan is the recipient of the WorkSafe Victoria Legal Panel Scholarship award for 2020. WorkSafe Victoria’s Legal Panel encompasses a substantial number of talented lawyers across seven legal firms. Awarded to one lawyer every year in recognition of legal skill, integrity and service to WorkSafe Victoria and its stakeholders, the […]

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Welcome to Issue 72 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, the Australian Banking Association has released new data revealing the number of deferred loans has reduced by almost 70% and is expected to fall further in coming weeks. In other news, AFCA has reported on complaints, compensation and refund figures of its […]

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