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:
We also have a dedicated national Procurement practice group that provides services to a range of government and private sector clients. Please click here to see full details.
22 January 2020 - Knowledge
As Chinese New Year celebrations ramp up, we pause to consider important developments that will impact business between Australia and China in 2020.
14 January 2020 - Knowledge
In this special edition of our fortnightly publication, we put a spotlight on the government’s ongoing digital transformation and take a close look at some of the key trends and issues as a result of this digitisation.
12 December 2019 - Knowledge
Following an extensive public consultation process, the ASX Listing Rules have been amended with effect from 1 December 2019. The changes to the rules affect listed entities as well as those seeking to list on ASX, with some changes giving ASX enhanced power to monitor and enforce the Listing Rules.
10 December 2019 - Knowledge
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New whistleblower requirements, increased pressure to protect data globally, turbulence in the communications sector, and intensifying drought management issues - 2020 is set to be a significant time of change across many industries.
10 December 2019 - Knowledge
The Government has reintroduced a lapsed legislation regarding registrations for Australian company directors. We outline what’s changed in this bill.
27 November 2019 - Knowledge
In his next push to combat tax avoidance and strengthen tax governance, the Commissioner of Taxation is allocating significant resources and will be giving close attention to the business activities of high wealth private groups.
21 November 2019 - Knowledge
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released guidance for upcoming changes to the Corporations Act that will require large proprietary and public companies to have whistleblower policies in place by 1 January 2020.
28 October 2019 - Knowledge
For inter-generational family businesses, considering the protection of assets for the next generation, making a bequest in a will may seem like the best option. A growing issue however, is the possibility of business viability being destroyed by claims made against estate assets after death of a parent.
02 October 2019 - Knowledge
The branding associated with your business is fundamental to establishing commercial goodwill and building your business reputation within your target market.
30 September 2019 - Knowledge
In the last of our four-part series on selling your business without losing business, we provide some useful tips for navigating the post-signing or pre-completion phase as smoothly and pain-free as possible.
23 September 2019 - Knowledge
As a business grows, it is not uncommon for new companies to be added to the ‘group’ in a piecemeal fashion. This can lead to a needlessly complex corporate structure without proper regard for the long-term goals of the group or its majority owners.
16 September 2019 - Knowledge
This second of our four-part series on selling a business without losing business looks at who owners should recruit to their crack commando unit, and when to pull them in to facilitate a smooth and successful sale.