Gilbert + Tobin is delighted to have successfully acted pro bono in a landmark decision of the UN Human Rights Committee finding that Australia must give access to its divorce mechanisms to same-sex couples who have married overseas.
Gilbert + Tobin is advising Yancoal Australia Limited’s (Yancoal) Independent Board Committee (IBC) on the company’s US$2.5 billion capital raising announced last night to fund its acquisition of Coal & Allied from Rio Tinto – the largest capital raising in Australia in 2017 to date.
Gilbert + Tobin is advising General Finance Corporation (General Finance) and its wholly owned subsidiary GFN Asia Pacific Holdings Pty Ltd (GFN), in relation to GFN’s off-market takeover offer to acquire Royal Wolf Holdings Limited (Royal Wolf).
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.