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07/06/18

A summary of cases by our Corporate Advisory team for the month of May.

07/06/18

In this edition of Gilbert + Tobin's Corporate Advisory Update, we focus in on key legal developments over the last month which are particularly relevant to in-house counsel. In this update we discuss: 

07/06/18

On 10 May 2018, the Federal Government announced that it will introduce a Modern Slavery Act (Act) in Australia by mid-2018. The proposed Act will require entities above a consolidated revenue threshold of $100 million to report on modern slavery risks in their global supply chains.

04/06/18

The Government has recently released draft legislation aimed at supporting investment and new entrants into the financial services market. The Draft Bill proposes two key amendments to the Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998. In this update, we discuss the two key amendments and why these changes are occurring. 

01/06/18

With cross border related transactions being of particular investigative focus for the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), G+T’s tax advisory experts have developed an innovative tool to help businesses understand and manage the risks associated with their financing arrangements. The calculator was developed in line with the ATO’s guidance in PCG 2017/4 and is available as free online resource for anyone considering a related party transaction.

01/06/18
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ASIC has opened consultation on a modified licensing regime for foreign financial service providers (FFSPs) carrying on a financial services business in Australia with wholesale clients.

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G+T News

19/06/18

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Roads and Maritime Services on a long-running, substantial project culminating in the awarding of a 20-year concession to operate guided climbs on Sydney Harbour Bridge to Hammons Holdings.

18/06/18

Gilbert + Tobin partners Gina Cass-Gottlieb and Tim Gordon have been recognised among Australia’s top legal professionals at the third annual Lawyers Weekly 'Partner of the Year Awards'.

Gina Cass-Gottlieb was named Partner of the Year – Competition, Trade and Regulation, and Tim Gordon took out the Mergers and Acquisitions Partner of the Year award.

08/06/18

Gilbert + Tobin has taken out the Innovation in Rule of Law and Access to Justice Award at the annual FT Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific Awards held in Hong Kong last night.

07/06/18

Gilbert + Tobin, today launched Digital Domain – a unique platform designed to help business understand and drive commercial value from digital technologies such as AI, big data, blockchain, cybersecurity and IoT.

06/06/18

Australia’s most innovative law firm, Gilbert + Tobin has today launched its new interactive HarperReady competition law tool, which is available on Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading Smart Counsel app.

01/06/18

With cross border related transactions being of particular investigative focus for the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), G+T’s tax advisory experts have developed an innovative tool to help businesses understand and manage the risks associated with their financing arrangements.