Monthly Archives: May 2022

Thomson Geer has assisted South Africa-based seafood company, Sea Harvest Group Limited, on the acquisition of the Western Australia fishing assets of leading seafood company, MG Kailis. The acquisition is part of Sea Harvest’s strategy to build its international presence and acquire businesses engaged in high value seafood species. MG Kailis is a family-owned company […]

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Thomson Geer is pleased to be advising ASX-listed gold explorer, Oklo Resources Limited, in relation to its acquisition by Canada-based gold miner, B2Gold Corp, in a cash and scrip deal valuing the company at A$90 million. Oklo is currently exploring for gold in Mali, Africa, with its Dandoko Project the most promising prospect. B2Gold is […]

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Welcome to our latest issue of our Victoria Public Sector Newsletter. The Commission for Children and Young People has published a new snapshot of the experiences of Victorian young people during COVID-19 lockdowns between July and October last year. Based on surveys of children and young people aged between 10 and 25, the latest snapshot […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. ACT Senator Katy Gallagher has been sworn in as Australia’s new Attorney-General on Monday 23 May as part of Labor’s interim ministry, alongside Australia’s 31st Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese. Senator Gallagher succeeds Senator Michaelia Cash as AG. Former Chief Justice of NSW, the Honourable […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. A recent Federal Court Ruling on cybersecurity found an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensee to have breached its licence obligations by failing to do all things necessary to ensure cybersecurity risks were adequately managed. With financial services continuing to move online, this decision highlights the […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. Amendments to the Public Health Act have sailed through Parliament’s lower house, but are set to face a longer debate in the upper house. The amendments are designed to end the emergency management declaration which is currently used to impose many COVID restrictions, including […]

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Thomson Geer has acted for high tech minerals analysis company, Chrysos Corporation, in the largest initial public offering in Australia for 2022. Chrysos listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in an IPO that raised A$183.5 million, with Thomson Geer advising on all Australian legal aspects of the listing. Chrysos, based in Adelaide, uses its […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. A special commission into LGBTIQ hate crimes has been established aiming to provide hope to grieving families and loved ones for answers about crimes that have gone unsolved. The Inquiry will be tasked with inquiring into the manner and cause of death in all […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to increase the cash rate target by 25 basis points. It also increased the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances from zero per cent to 25 basis points. RBA Governor, Phillip Lowe believes now is the right […]

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In an earlier post, we announced that Thomson Geer successfully acted for Pro-invest Australian Hospitality Opportunity (ST) Pty Ltd (as trustee) in defending a $6.1 million Supreme Court of Queensland proceeding commenced by contractor Built Qld Pty Ltd. In a further development, on 22 April 2022, the Supreme Court of Queensland delivered judgment with respect […]

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