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Expertise

Carl’s practice focuses on corporate transactions and commercial matters. Carl is a trusted advisor in managing contract risk, executing mergers and acquisitions, and implementing joint ventures (both incorporated and unincorporated) and complex alliance arrangements. He has strong skills in transaction structuring, project management and coordination. Carl has a particular a focus on the automotive, agricultural, financial services, manufacturing and resources sectors. He is a co-editor of Oxford University Press’ Financial Services Regulation in Asia Pacific, is fluent in Mandarin and is a recognized expert in Chinese business culture.

Experience

Carl has particularly strong experience in complex cross-border, multi-country M&A transactions and his practice has included resolving investment disputes through litigation and arbitration. 

In regard to corporate and commercial matters, Carl has advised on: 

  • legal and contractual rights to terminate joint venture contracts and licensing agreements 
  • agency, distribution and reseller and sub-contracting agreements
  • power purchase agreements and solar leasing agreements
  • sale, call option and shareholder agreements in respect of mining tenements
  • software licensing and acquisition agreements
  • the purchase of assets in the business services sector
  • how both majority shareholders and minority shareholders can best handle shareholder disputes 
  • funding agreements 
  • the sale of shares as well as the sale of businesses and assets in the automotive sector
  • sale of goods contracts.

Publications

09 May 2018 - Blog

Holding Redlich’s expert guide to the 2018 federal budget

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Our experts analyse the key budget announcements and outline the essential takeaways for business in areas including transport, superannuation & financial services, construction & infrastructure, property, technology, media & communications, workplace relations, immigration, planning & environment, and taxation. 

01 May 2018 - Blog

Loan establishment fee deemed to be a penalty by the Victorian Court of Appeal

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The Victorian Court of Appeal provides clarity in Melbourne Linh Son Buddhist Society Inc v Gippsreal Ltd [2017] VSCA 161 on what constitutes an unenforceable penalty.

04 April 2018 - Blog

ASIC publishes estimates of new levies that organisations will pay

#Corporate & Commercial Law

New laws came into effect on 1July 2017 changing the way ASIC is funded. Under the new arrangements, any entity that is regulated by ASIC will now need to pay a levy for the financial year...