Monthly Archives: August 2022

Thomson Geer is pleased to congratulate Partner Jacquie Seemann on winning three swimming medals for Australia at this year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel. Maccabiah, sometimes called ‘the Jewish Olympics’, is the second largest sporting event in the world and is open to Jewish athletes from around the world, and Israeli citizens regardless of religion. This […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. Premier Peter Malinauskas has ruled out reimposing a face mask mandate inside public venues, saying he would be reluctant to bring back compulsory restrictions. Mr Malinauskas stated no other state or territory had brought back mask-wearing rules and he was determined to maintain national […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter.  In this edition, former Melton mayor Justin Mammarella and his father Umberto ‘Robert’ Mammarella, a former electorate officer, have been sentenced following the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission’s (IBAC) investigation Operation Naxos. In 2018, Justin Mammarella and Robert Mammarella conspired to give false evidence to […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is consulting on a new prudential standard designed to strengthen the management of operational risk in the banking, insurance and superannuation industries. In a consultation package released, APRA proposes to introduce a new cross-industry Prudential Standard CPS 230 Operational […]

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Thomson Geer advised ASX-listed Australian minerals explorer, Havilah Resources Limited (ASX:HAV) on the proposed acquisition of its Kalkaroo Project by Oz Minerals. Havilah has granted OZ Minerals an option to acquire its Kalkaroo Project in the Curnamona Province of north-eastern South Australia. If the option is exercised, OZ Minerals will acquire the Kalkaroo Project for […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. Coercive control is one step closer to being criminalised in NSW, with the NSW Government taking the significant step of releasing a draft bill for public comment ahead of introduction to Parliament. Attorney General Mark Speakman said the NSW Government is consulting on a […]

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Thomson Geer is advising Perth-based ASX-listed mining and infrastructure services company MACA Ltd on the approx. A$350 million takeover bid announced by Thiess. The MACA board has recommended shareholders accept the announced offer from Thiess, in the absence of a superior proposal and subject to the Independent Expert concluding, and continuing to conclude, that the […]

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