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26/05/17

In September 2015, the ASX lowered the threshold listing requirements for entities listed on the main board of the NZX who were looking to achieve a dual listing on the ASX by making it easier for NZX listed companies to apply for a “foreign exempt listing”.

24/05/17

Last week, the ATO released draft Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2017/D4 (Guidelines), which apply from 1 July 2017 to new and existing cross-border financing arrangements between related parties. The Guidelines allow taxpayers to self-assess the risk level of their financing arrangements to determine the likelihood of an ATO review.

24/05/17

When is a share capital account not a share capital account for tax purposes?  Why, when it is an equity account, of course!  So said the Full Federal Court recently in Cable & Wireless Australia & Pacific Holding BV (in liquidatie) v FCT in the context of share buybacks.  And on this topic, it is worth revisiting some basics on the buyback of redeemable preference shares (

23/05/17

This guide provides corporate counsel and international practitioners with a comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of the laws and regulations of fintech. Peter Reeves authored the Australia chapter of the inaugural edition.

18/05/17

Gilbert + Tobin has developed a comprehensive and forward-looking overview of “green finance” products and mechanisms available for use in developing renewable energy, climate resilience and other environmental projects, with a strategic focus on Australia.

17/05/17

The Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (RLA) regulates retail leasing relationships in New South Wales. The intention of the legislation is to ensure fair and efficient dealings between parties to retail leases.

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23/05/17

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised ASX listed fintech company, Rubik Financial Limited (Rubik), on its $70 million scheme of arrangement with Temenos Group AG (Temenos). 

22/05/17

Gilbert + Tobin has acted as lead global counsel for the financiers to Pacific Hydro on its AU$200 million and USD$350 million financing deal.

18/05/17

Gilbert +Tobin congratulates partner Christopher Flynn and senior associate Emily Tsokos on earning a prestigious award at this year’s Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference in Perth.

Mr Flynn and Ms Tsokos, representing Gilbert + Tobin, received the Alan Prince Award for Best Peer Reviewed Paper Published in the 2017 APPEA Journal.

08/05/17

Gilbert + Tobin has released a report that provides global insights into the transformational changes currently occurring in the Australian energy market and calls for rapid policy reforms.

01/05/17

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to announce that partners John Lee and Dominic Emmett were recognised at the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards held in Sydney on 28 April.

20/04/17

Gilbert + Tobin acted for the NSW Government as legal advisor in relation to the $2.6bn concession of Land and Property Information NSW (LPI).