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25/07/16

By Adam Laura, Adam D'Andreti and Richard Francis

The recent decision in Re AMP Capital Funds Management Limited [2016] NSWSC 986, has sought to clarify the uncertainty around the application of section 253E of the Corporations Act.

21/07/16

By Bernadette Jew and Peter Reeves 

There is no doubt that blockchain is changing the world – but we can’t throw out the traditional structures and constitutions without creating new foundations. 

21/07/16

By Elizabeth Avery, Chris Boyd, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Steven Glass, Andrew Floro and Stephanie Wee

Yesterday (18 July 2016), Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) entered a plea of guilty to charges of criminal cartel conduct in the Federal Court of Australia. 

14/07/16
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By Neil PathakCraig SempleNirangjan Nagarajah and Frederick Brodie

Gilbert + Tobin has released the 2016 edition of its Takeovers and Schemes Review, providing an in-depth review of merger and acquisition transactions for ASX listed companies in 2015. It provides Gilbert + Tobin's perspective on the trends for Australian public mergers and acquisitions in 2015 and what that might mean going forward in 2016. This is the 5th edition of the Review.

13/07/16

By Christopher Flynn, Ryan Turner and Denitsa Vasileva

 The Arbitration risks escalating tensions in the South China Sea and set the stage for future proceedings under international law against China.

11/07/16

By Charles Coorey

The Sunrise Conference brings together Australia’s most successful tech leaders to tell stories from their beginnings. Gilbert + Tobin Parter, Charles Coorey, reveals his 10 tips for start-ups. 

 

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22/07/16

Gilbert + Tobin has successfully obtained a ruling from the Australian Copyright Tribunal that the commercial radio industry will have to pay significant licence fees for the streaming of music online.

20/07/16

 Gilbert + Tobin’s Bernadette Jew (Partner) and Peter Reeves (Special Counsel) work with clients around the world, developing best practice for blockchain initiatives. 

 

04/07/16

Penny Swain joins Gilbert + Tobin today, bringing over 25 years' experience acting for clients on construction and infrastructure projects and disputes.

01/07/16

Gilbert + Tobin today announced the appointment of five new partners and one special counsel.

01/07/16

Gilbert + Tobin is thrilled to see the Aurukun art showcased at the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair this month

27/06/16

Gilbert + Tobin’s Jodie Lilir was a winner of the Intellectual Property category at the Awards, held recently at ceremony in Sydney.