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19/10/17

This update covers the last two weeks (to Friday 13 October) so does not include the ACCC preliminary report in response to its Retail Energy Pricing Inquiry or the Energy Security Board’s recommendation to COAG Energy Ministers on a Retailer Reliability and Emissions Guarantee.

18/10/17

The balance of the most significant changes to Australia’s competition laws in over 40 years have today been passed by the Federal Parliament.  The changes are a response to the recommendations of the Competition Policy Review in 2015 chaired by Professor Ian Harper.

13/10/17

In this op-ed, Partner Michael Williams explains why the Federal Government's plan to roll back Australia's world-leading intellectual property protections and scrap the Innovation Patent System will hurt Australian innovators.

10/10/17
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As financial technology continues to develop rapidly worldwide, Getting the Deal Through - Fintech provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting this burgeoning industry. Peter Reeves authored the Australia chapter of 2018 Getting the Deal Through Fintech.

10/10/17

In January this year, as the Australian policy debate was starting to heat up, two senior members of Gilbert + Tobin’s energy regulation team, Simon Muys and Geoff Petersen, headed to colder climes for a two-week study tour. This paper includes a selection of our key insights, drawing on what Simon and Geoff saw and heard during their tour.

04/10/17

A round up of key relevant legislation, enacted or proposed, over the last month including the director safe harbour and ipso facto insolvency reforms, the proposed anti-phoenixing reforms, further development of Australia’s crowd-sourced equity funding regime, the proposed whistleblowing reforms and the proposal to include email addresses in members’ registers.

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18/10/17

Gilbert + Tobin today announced it is advising IOOF Holdings on its acquisition of ANZ’s OnePath Pensions and Investments business and Aligned Dealer Groups for $975 million and associated capital raising.

09/10/17

Gilbert + Tobin’s banking + infrastructure and energy + resources teams have advised Cooper Energy on a funding package for its Sole Gas Project, which is set to create the first new source of gas supply that stretches Australia’s east coast market in a number of years.

06/10/17

As the world’s largest gathering of international lawyers hits Sydney next week, Gilbert +Tobin is gearing up for what promises to be an unparalleled opportunity to share knowledge, network and learn from the industry’s best. 

04/10/17

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Syrah Resources on a fully underwritten $110 million capital raising as the company ramps up production from its Balama, Mozambique graphite mine and advances plans for a downstream battery anode plant in Louisiana.

29/09/17

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to announce Litigation partner Crispian Lynch has won Australian Disputes Star of the Year at the 2017 Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards overnight.

29/09/17

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released an information sheet offering guidance on the potential application of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to businesses seeking to hold an initial coin offering.