Monthly Archives: April 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. The number of active COVID-19 cases in South Australia has fallen below 30,000, with the state’s Police Commissioner declaring it’s “pretty safe to assume” the state has passed the peak of its current coronavirus wave. The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 have […]

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Thomson Geer is pleased to welcome highly-regarded Sydney litigation, disputes and risk management lawyer Scott Castledine to the firm as a Partner. Scott comes to Thomson Geer from Clifford Chance where he was Counsel having previously practised at top tier and magic circle firms in Australia and overseas. Thomson Geer Chief Executive Partner Adrian Tembel […]

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Reserve Bank (RBA) has left the cash rate target at 10 basis points and the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances at zero per cent. RBA Governor, Philip Lowe announced “The Board has wanted to see actual evidence that inflation is sustainably within the 2 […]

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Welcome to our latest issue of our Victoria Public Sector Newsletter. The High Court has ruled on a significant case examining an employer’s duty of psychosocial care to employees. The Kozarov v Victoria decision outlines the duties of employers relating to mental health in the workplace. Meanwhile, the Federal Election has been called for May […]

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Thomson Geer lawyers have been recognised in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia, including 11 who have been named “Lawyer of the Year” in capital cities in the areas of law they practice. Ninety of our lawyers across our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth have been included in the […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. South Australia’s chief public health officer, Nicola Spurrier, has indicated that the State will move to end mandatory quarantine for close contacts after a predicted April COVID-19 wave peaks. Spurrier flagged that South Australia would look to be a part of any national change […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. Social media content creators known as “finfluencers” could end up in jail or with a $1 million fine if they don’t shut down for providing unlicensed financial advice. ASIC’s crackdown on unlicensed financial advice has seen finfluencers scramble to take down posts, but there […]

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Lithium producer Piedmont Lithium Inc. (ASX:PLL, Nasdaq:PLL) has successfully raised US$130.8 million from investors to fund the expansion of its operations with assistance from Thomson Geer. The underwritten capital raising was conducted in the US, with Thomson Geer acting as the Australian legal counsel on the raising. The Thomson Geer team was led by Partner […]

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Reserve Bank (RBA) has left the cash rate target at 10 basis points and the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances at zero per cent. RBA Governor, Philip Lowe announced “The Board has wanted to see actual evidence that inflation is sustainably within the 2 […]

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Gut health business Microba Life Sciences Ltd (ASX:MAP) has successfully listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in an IPO that raised A$30 million with assistance from Thomson Geer. Microba provides microbiome testing services and is developing therapies to treat chronic diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease. The company operates in the emerging US$4.89 billion gut […]

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