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The rapid spread of COVID-19 has created massive stress on liquidity levels and credit availability across many industry sectors and markets including the…

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On 19 March 2020, the Australian Government announced relief measures for smaller lenders who finance their loan origination through securitisation, to ensure…
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Restrictions introduced by the West Australian and Federal Governments to curb the spread of COVID-19 has disrupted operations and increased the economic…

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced its intention to vary 103 modern awards to insert new provisions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Since the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the world has changed in a dramatic way and at a significant pace. The Australian economy, and indeed…
As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates globally, businesses are facing another kind of outbreak – a rise in COVID-19 related cyber security attacks. In this…

The world is currently grappling with an unprecedented health and economic crisis. COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and significantly impacting Australia's…

ASX has today announced a suite of temporary measures to facilitate capital raisings and assist listed entities to meet their obligations under the ASX…

In this article, we answer some of your questions about the unpaid stand-down provisions of the Fair Work Act and detail recent changes to legislation and…
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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, first reported by Chinese authorities on New Year’s Eve 2019, governments around the globe and their public health…

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There are a variety of contractual clauses that may give a contracting party relief from performance in the event they are affected by…

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This is our second edition of the Federal, State and Territory Governments stimulus packages.  The Federal Government alone, in the space of three weeks,…

The Prime Minister has today announced a JobKeeper wage subsidy of $1,500 per fortnight for eligible employees of businesses which qualify for the subsidy.…

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The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill came into effect on Wednesday 25 March 2020 as part of the Federal government’s response to the economic…
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As of 10:30pm AEST on Sunday, 29 March 2020, the monetary thresholds for foreign investment proposals covered by the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act…

In the resources sector, parties’ efforts are commonly focused on ‘foreseeable’ events when it comes to negotiating a force majeure provision (cyclones and…

The effects of COVID-19 are likely to have many ramifications on organisations throughout Australia, including how an organisation complies with its…

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The world is grappling with an unprecedented health and economic crisis. We are all adjusting to a new world order of social distancing, increased working…

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On 23 March 2020, in response to the increasing economic threat that the Coronavirus poses, the Commonwealth Government introduced the Coronavirus Economic…
In the race to find both a vaccine and cure for COVID-19, the tension between monopoly rights and public access to crucial medicines, diagnostics and medical…
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COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and significantly impacting Australia’s economy.  Federal and state governments recently announced further…

The recent COVID-19 outbreak, and the government’s responses, have caused widespread disruption to business and society.  This includes…

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The effects of COVID-19 are likely to have many ramifications on organisations throughout Australia, including how an organisation complies with its…

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Public entities (both listed and unlisted) are generally required by the Corporations Act to hold an annual general meeting (AGM) within 5 months of the end…

ASIC has issued a media release stating that it will shift its focus on the challenges created by the current pandemic.  ASIC’s renewed approach aims to…

Australian Governments, at every level, released stimulus packages aimed at individuals (inevitably those who lose their jobs through this crisis) and at…

The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s economy means that many companies will need to assess all available means of accessing funding to alleviate the brunt…

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released a statement and privacy g

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COVID-19 is having a serious impact on cash flows of many businesses.  And who knows how many businesses it will take down with it before it is over.  It is…

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The world is struggling to meet the challenges presented by the rapid spread of COVID-19.  Politicians and policy makers have been coming to grips with the…

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Addressing the impacts of COVID-19 under continuous disclosure obligations is incredibly challenging.  Consider that since the market…

The Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Tania Constable has stated that continuing the movement of essential operational staff was crucial in…

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Gilbert + Tobin is taking considered actions as precautions to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of our people, clients and visitors.

COVID-19 Response Team

If you would like to discuss the legal implications of COVID-19 and how it may impact your business, please contact one of the following:
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Dianne Banks
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Rebecca Dunn
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Andrew Floro
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Tim Gole
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Tim Gordon
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Justin Mannolini
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Luke Woodward
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Susan Jones
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