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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.

11/05/17

Smart contracts have the potential to significantly alter the commercial, legal and regulatory landscape. Bernadette Jew and Peter Reeves of Gilbert + Tobin, and George Samman of Sammantics consultancy, analyse the opportunities smart contracts could bring, the challenges that need to be addressed, and how smart contracts could enable corporate digitisation.

This story first appeared in Digital Business Lawyer

11/05/17

Much ink will be spilt on the 2017 Federal Budget’s targeting of the big banks by way of a liabilities levy, however the sector may be subject to much greater structural reform by virtue of other measures introduced in the Budget to target dispute resolution, accountability and competition in the financial services sector.  This update unpacks those various features of the Budget.

11/05/17

The Federal Budget 2017/18 has a significant focus on increasing competition in the financial services sector.  While some of these changes reflect sector-wide reforms, such as an inquiry into ‘open banking’, a Productivity Commission inquiry into competition in Australian financial services and funding for Australian Competition and Consumer Commission oversight of financial services (discusse

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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).