Shareholder class actions, and the litigation funding of them, is on the rise. Corporate defendants facing a claim who are able to settle early and cheaply, come second only to those who know prevention is better than cure.
Gilbert + Tobin has released the 2017 edition of its Takeovers + Schemes Review, providing an in-depth review of 2016's public company merger and acquisitions (M&A) transactions valued over $50 million. It provides Gilbert + Tobin's perspective on the trends for M&A in 2016 and what that might mean for 2017.
Gilbert + Tobin furthers its support of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) with a donation to help address the urgent need created by the changes to processing that threatens to leave hundreds of asylum seekers without access to legal advice or assistance when applying for protection visas.
Gilbert + Tobin has teamed with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and software company Neota Logic to introduce a new course that will provide UNSW Law students with practical experience in using state-of-the-art legal technology.