We bring the right people with the right skills together to successfully conclude any transaction.
We have a strong national Corporate & Commercial group. We don’t over-engineer, instead we bring the right people with the right skills together to successfully conclude any transaction. This approach has earned us a reputation for creativity and innovation.
Our partners are involved in every deal, from contact through to completion and as a group, we have in-depth knowledge of a wide range of industries in which our clients operate. We work with our clients across the full spectrum of Corporate and Commercial law, including:
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30 November 2022 - Knowledge
The ATO has released a draft legislative instrument exempting directors who have resigned from their position as directors prior to 1 December 2022 from applying for a Director ID.
22 November 2022 - Knowledge
The ACCC uses its regulatory power to call for new competition and consumer protection laws for digital platforms after extensive consumer harms have been uncovered.
15 November 2022 - Knowledge
Recent changes to Australian competition and consumer laws mean penalties have now increased from $10m to $50m, in what the ACCC calls “a strong deterrent message”
02 November 2022 - Knowledge
With the deadline fast-approaching, we answer some common questions to help company directors navigate the Director ID application process and how they can lodge their application before 30 November 2022.
26 October 2022 - Knowledge
The Chinese Government is on a quest to achieve “national rejuventation”, “common prosperity”, “socialist modernisation”, “high-quality development” and “harmony between humanity and nature”. What does this mean for Australian businesses?
11 October 2022 - Knowledge
Condensing a lengthy contract into a succinct and practical summary is not always easy. Provide your board with the essential information they need with our contract review tips.
24 August 2022 - Knowledge
Applications for existing directors close in three months, and individuals intending to become new directors cannot be appointed until they apply. We set out the application requirements and how to prepare.
28 July 2022 - Knowledge
From 29 July 2022, all fees payable for a foreign investment application lodged with FIRB will double. The lowest applicable fee will rise from $2,000 to $4,000, and the highest applicable fee will rise from $522,500 to $1.045 million. An additional increase of penalties for non-compliance with Australia’s foreign investment framework is likely to follow.
13 July 2022 - Knowledge
We discuss the SOCI Act’s timeframes for compliance and when certain obligations under the legislation begin applying to your business.
29 June 2022 - Knowledge
As the dust finally settles on the suite of amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act, we share some initial observations about how the regime impacts critical infrastructure entities and what these entities need to be mindful of when managing critical infrastructure assets in Australia.
15 June 2022 - Knowledge
The term ‘ESG’ is becoming increasingly popular in the world of business and investment. Apart from knowing that it stands for environmental, social and governance, what does the term really mean and why is it important for your business?