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22/02/19

Australian competition law was the focus of a lot of high profile activity in 2018, and 2019 is promising more of the same, keeping the market on its toes. In this report, we explore the key themes and developments in Australian competition law in 2018 and the outlook for 2019.

20/02/19

This Insight discusses the growth of green bonds in both Australia and overseas and provides a detailed discussion of green bond guidelines, principles and certification schemes. 

20/02/19

The Bill extends the corporate whistleblower regime in the Corporations Act and creates a whistleblower regime in the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (TAA) for disclosures of information by individuals regarding tax law breaches or misconduct relating to an entity’s affairs.

19/02/19

On 18 February 2019, the Australian Government passed legislation which repeals the limited exemption in section 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) for conditions in the licensing or assignment of intellectual property (IP) rights. 

19/02/19
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Australia generally welcomes foreign investment. The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) screens certain foreign investment proposals on a case-by-case basis to determine whether a particular proposal is contrary to the national interest. This brochure explains some of the rules governing the screening process through FIRB.

 

18/02/19

Welcome to Edition 97 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.

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Our specialist team looks at the latest technology influences as they apply to all industries. Their impacts on the laws, contractual structures, and processes underpinning your business.

G+T News

22/02/19

Gilbert + Tobin is delighted to have advised Dinimus Capital on the establishment of their third fund. The Fund, which has around 12 investors so far, focuses on providing short and medium term direct loans to small to medium-sized enterprises and mid-market corporate borrowers.

22/02/19

Gilbert + Tobin have acted as advisers to Commonwealth Bank of Australia and United Overseas Bank Limited, Sydney Branch as Mandated Lead Arrangers and Underwriters for the A$604 million debt facility in order to fund the acquisition of the Ixom Group by the Keppel Infrastructure Trust from Blackstone.

12/02/19

Gilbert + Tobin has been certified carbon neutral for FY2018 under the Commonwealth Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS), becoming one of only two law firms in Australia to achieve the NCOS certification.

25/01/19

Gilbert + Tobin is delighted to have been recognised for its expertise across a number of areas of law by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Our teams have been ranked as Tier 1 across eight different practice areas including Corporate and M&A, IT and Telecoms, Competition and Trade, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Capital Markets (Equity), Restructuring and Insolvency, and Banking and Finance. Overall, the firm is now ranked in a total of 16 out of the 22 classification areas.

18/01/19

In a keynote at the Capetown Legal Conference, G+T Managing Partner Danny Gilbert addressed how law firms will find success in tumultuous times.

02/01/19

Gilbert + Tobin has recently advised IMF Bentham Limited (IMF) on a successful restructure of its existing listed IMF Bentham Bonds (Bond Restructure) and a A$ 41.4 million conditional placement of new listed IMF Bentham Bonds to sophisticated and professional investors (Conditional Bond Placement). The Conditional Bond Placement was conducted to fund redemptions associated with the Bond Restructure and to fund growth initiatives and allow greater financial flexibility for IMF’s balance sheet.