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18/04/19
 In Focus

The Department of Home Affairs has issued its draft guidance “Modern Slavery Act 2018: Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities” (Draft Guidance) for the new Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (the Act). 

18/04/19

Gilbert + Tobin has released the 2019 edition of its Takeovers + Schemes Review, which examines 2018’s public M&A transactions valued at over $50 million. It provides a perspective on the trends for Australian M&A in 2018 and makes predictions for 2019.  

17/04/19
 In Focus

The Australian government has announced its the ‘Whole-of-government Hosting Strategy’, which introduces a certification framework for data centres. Once implemented, it is envisaged that the hosting of Australian government classified data will only be permitted in data centres that meet certain certification requirements. 

15/04/19

Welcome to Edition 105 of Boardroom Brief.

This is a service specifically targeted at the needs of busy non-executive directors. We aim to give you a “heads up” on the things that matter for NEDs in the week ahead – all in two minutes or less.

15/04/19
 Report

In a special pre-election Budget analysis, we have compared the Opposition’s key policies and announcements against those of the Government. 

11/04/19

The focus on corporate conduct and enforcement continues with the announcement by the Federal Government of a review into Australia’s white-collar crime laws, including whether the current Commonwealth Criminal Code should be amended to enable senior corporate officers to be held liable for misconduct by corporations.

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G+T News

01/04/19

German headquartered chemical giant BASF has succeeded again in the latest round of its long running patent dispute with competitor SNF.

22/03/19

Today Gilbert + Tobin joins with other leading law firms to support the call of First Nations Peoples for a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament. 

22/03/19

Gilbert + Tobin has featured prominently in the Best Lawyers in Australia survey, including being named 2020 Law Firm of the Year in two key categories – Corporate Law and Private Equity Law. In addition, 92% of the firm’s partners were recognised as market-leading experts in their area of specialisation.

13/03/19

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Shaw and Partners Limited (Shaw and Partners) on the sale of 51 per cent of its shares to SIX Swiss Exchange-listed EFG International and associated shareholder arrangements.

11/03/19

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Talison Lithium Australia Pty Ltd (Talison) in a dispute with Global Advanced Metals Greenbushes Pty Ltd (GAM), with the two companies settling on a revised commercial arrangement for the operation of the Greenbushes mine, about 250km south of Perth.

11/03/19

Gilbert + Tobin has advised BrickX on the replacement of its third-party responsible entity and trustee with a licensed BrickX entity.