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25/06/19
 In Focus

In a well-publicised decision last month, the High Court sent the latest round of Rinehart/Hancock family litigation to confidential arbitration. In doing so, the Court provided a refresher on the principles of contractual interpretation which apply to all contracts, including those in the technology sector.

24/06/19

Welcome to Edition 115 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.

20/06/19
 In Focus

Nearly 70 years after George Orwell’s 1984 first showed the world a London under mass surveillance, the UK is seeing its first legal case against facial recognition technology.

19/06/19
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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) recently released a statement announcing its finding that several Lottoland online jackpot betting services breached the prohibition against offering lottery betting services in Australia under the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA). This article considers how regulation of gambling in Australia is working to protect individuals and communities from the issues associated with problem gambling, in the context of lottery betting.

19/06/19

This article provides an overview of the issues that can arise when a pre-emption process based on the AIPN Model International JOA (2012 version) is triggered following an ‘upstream’ change of control. Possible changes to make the process more efficient and reduce transaction costs are also discussed.

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.

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G+T News

18/06/19

Gilbert + Tobin is set to increase its market-leading position across a number of key practice groups with the announcement of six new partner promotions and four special counsel, effective 1 July 2019.

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.