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17/06/19

In the first decision of its type from a Superior Court, Justice Smith has today (14 June 2019) held that a compensation agreement made under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) with a native title claim group who, subsequent to their entry into the contract, had their claim dismissed is not enforceable, and was frustrated from the point at which the claim was dismissed.  This was so notwithstanding that a “trustee” company was incorporated and was party to the native title agreements in question.

17/06/19

Welcome to Edition 114 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.

17/06/19

G+T's Chief Operating Officer Sam Nickless speaks to The Australian about the firm’s work advising clients in the defining moments in a company’s commercial cycle – transactions, disputes and regulatory matters. He also discusses how the firm has diversified through G+T Innovate – providing legal technology and systems for in-house legal teams.

12/06/19

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has recently been advising titleholders that a dealing previously approved and registered against a predecessor petroleum title (eg. exploration permit) must be separately approved and registered against a derivative title (eg. retention lease) for the dealing to have legal force in relation to the derivative title. This article explains NOPTA’s position and the practical implications for parties to dealings and derivative titles.

10/06/19

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.

07/06/19
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As Australia moves towards a cashless society, bank system failures are having an increasing impact on customers and the economy. The Payment Systems Board will soon put into action the RBA's threats to intervene in bank system outages.

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G+T News

11/06/19

G+T’s award-winning Competition + Regulation group is extending its market-leading practice by attracting a new hire and an internal promotion at senior levels. 

13/05/19

Gilbert + Tobin has won the Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific (Asia-Pacific headquartered), Legal Innovator of the Year (Sam Nickless) and Innovation in Technology (for dd<i>) at the annual FT Innovative Lawyers Awards held in Hong Kong.

09/05/19

G+T has advised Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co L.P. (together with its affiliates, KKR) on its $2 billion acquisition of MYOB Group Limited (MYOB).

30/04/19

Gilbert + Tobin partner Simon Lynch has been named ‘Lawyer of the Year – Banking + Finance – Australia’ in the Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2019. The Awards recognise the achievements of lawyers and law firms who have delivered exceptional results for their clients over the past 12 months.

26/04/19

Partner and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Neil Pathak speaks to Your Money about why M&A is thriving within the Australian context. Neil also discusses what market and economic conditions led to the large amount of activity in this area and the direction M&A is heading in the future.

26/04/19

Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has assisted global financial institutions Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis in the S$450 million syndicated debt financing to AirTrunk – a leading provider of hyperscale data centres in the Asia-Pacific region – to fund its expansion across Asia and to build the largest neutral data centre in Singapore (at 60 megawatts).