Monthly Archives: April 2021

The Review into Sexual Harassment in Victorian Courts has dominated news since its release on 22 April 2021, with the Government, the Law Institute of Victoria and others all commenting on the report. This coincides with the release of a quick guide to the composition of Australian parliaments, and the Australian Government’s release of the […]

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Vendors who enter into a binding arrangement for the sale of residential property by way of put and call option, and their financiers relying upon such arrangements in construction funding, may be impacted by a recent decision. The NSW Supreme Court allowed a purchaser to rescind contracts arising from the exercise of a put option, […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Brisbane-based technology company, Octopus Deploy on the second biggest ever venture capital investment in an Australian tech company. Octopus Deploy has secured a A$221m investment from New York-based, Insight Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm specialising in investing in software ScaleUps and high-growth technology. Established in 2011 […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Lasseters International Holdings on the sale of Alice Springs’ iconic Hotel Casino, to Sydney based development and hospitality group Iris Capital for AUD $105m. With a 4.5 star hotel, a commercial health club, day spa, Alice Springs Convention Centre, international standard casino and multiple restaurants and bars, Lasseters Hotel Casino is […]

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Welcome to Issue 108 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this edition the focus is on the important issue of eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population. Consideration is being given to encourage employers to take a […]

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Welcome to Issue 46 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. An Australian first trial of CCTV in Aged Care has commenced in South Australia, as the State Government aims to strengthen safeguards and enhance the safety and wellbeing of aged care residents. The CCTV trial will see recording devices placed in residents’ bedrooms and common […]

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In this edition the focus is on the important issues of gender equality and eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population, employers are being urged to take a more proactive and preventative approach to sexual harassment and […]

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Thomson Geer has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia as Australian 2022 “Law Firm of the Year” for Real Property Law. Law firm of the Year awards are determined by peer feedback, the firm’s coverage and scope in this practice area and our reputation as an expert in this field. Congratulations to all members […]

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Welcome to Issue 80 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on the RBA’s warning to lenders and the financial sector against engaging in “excessive risk-taking” in the current environment of accommodative financial conditions and rising asset prices. In other news, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded Australia’s economic growth outlook, […]

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Thomson Geer has advised one of Australia’s most acclaimed film special effects companies, Rising Sun Pictures on its acquisition by US based visual effects company, FuseFX. Founded in 1995 in Adelaide South Australia, Rising Sun Pictures is an award-winning film visual effects business having worked on productions such as Ford V Ferrari, Spider-Man: Far From […]

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