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15/07/19

Welcome to Edition 118 of Boardroom Brief. In this Edition, we cover: (i) ASIC’s first proposed use of its product intervention power; (ii) new laws to combat phoenixing; (iii) taxation reform; and (iv) ASIC’s proposed restrictions on the use of ‘stub-equity’ in control transactions.

11/07/19

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its highly anticipated Consultation Paper 315 Foreign financial services providers: Further consultation (CP 315), which includes

11/07/19

Speaking recently at a business event in London, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, in response to being asked whether he would introduce an equivalent of the UK’s patent box scheme, indicated that the Federal government was considering a patent box scheme.

11/07/19

In May 2019, we provided an update regarding the Victorian Supreme Court extending the requirement for strict technical compliance with notice provisions beyond guarantees (see G+T Insight). The Victorian Court of Appeal has overturned the trial judge’s decision, holding that courts will favour a ‘commercially sensible construction’.

10/07/19
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The proliferation of technology, the growing interconnectedness of communities and the insatiable appetite for ultra-convenience appears to have spurred an explosion in investment in digital identity solutions across the globe.

09/07/19

Getting the Deal Through – Foreign Investment Review provides an overview of Australian governments’ powers to control and block foreign investment. It covers:

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19/07/19

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to have hosted a legal symposium where the Hon. A.M. Gleeson AC QC delivered a landmark speech on the subject of Indigenous Constitutional Recognition.

10/07/19

The transaction, which has entered into its pilot-phase, involves the formation of a joint venture company by Westpac, ANZ, CBA, Scentre Group and IBM and the engagement of IBM for the development and implementation of a digital platform using blockchain technology to transform the way businesses obtain and manage bank guarantees.

09/07/19

The Banking + Infrastructure group is extending its practice by recruiting a new hire at a senior level. Nicola Clayton, formerly special counsel at MinterEllison, has joined as special counsel in the Sydney office.

08/07/19

G+T is pleased to have advised Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and Mizuho Bank, Ltd (Mizuho) on the refinancing of Capella Parking’s A$141 million Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Medical Centre carpark public private partnership (PPP) in Perth, Western Australia. 

02/07/19

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Komatsu on the acquisition of Immersive Technologies, one of the world’s largest suppliers of surface and underground equipment simulators.

01/07/19

Gilbert + Tobin has recruited Peter Doyle to its Banking + Infrastructure group, and Elias Stephen to its Real Estate + Projects group.