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.
28 July 2020 - Knowledge
If your managed investment scheme is advertised as ‘high yield’ or ‘low risk’, now is the time to reconsider your advertising material, website and product disclosure statements to avoid ASIC’s enforcement action.
15 July 2020 - Knowledge
We outline the four key initiatives under the Government’s new JobMaker plan to help Australia’s arts and entertainment industry get back on its feet post-COVID-19.
24 June 2020 - Knowledge
Over the next two years, multiple business registries will be consolidated into a single national register and identification numbers, designed to facilitate traceability, will become mandatory for company directors.
05 June 2020 - Knowledge
The Federal Government has today announced a series of new, stringent security checks to tighten foreign investment scrutiny under Australia’s foreign investment review framework – including a new national security test for foreign investors and authority by the Treasurer to review all ‘sensitive national security business’.
18 May 2020 - Knowledge
Following changes to NSW and Victoria’s e-signing and witnessing rules, Queensland has now passed regulations allowing wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives to be witnessed through video conferencing.
13 May 2020 - Knowledge
Are you looking to submit a new foreign investment proposal to the Foreign Investment Review Board? Read our checklist to ensure you meet the approval requirements in the current circumstances.
13 May 2020 - Knowledge
In an effort to cure a number of logistical issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, new Victorian Regulations for the execution and witnessing of documents were passed on 12 May 2020. The objective of the Regulations is to modify the application of certain acts (in particular, the Electronic Transactions (Victoria) Act 2000, Oaths and Affirmations Act 2018, Powers of Attorney Act 2014 and Wills Act 1997) to further provide for the use of electronic signatures, witnessing of documents by audio visual links and related matters.
12 May 2020 - Knowledge
Collaborative procurement by purchaser groups is a growing practice and involves seeking approval from the ACCC. As COVID-19 rapidly changes many markets, now could be a good time to consider such an arrangement going forward.
07 May 2020 - Knowledge
Long awaited amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) took effect yesterday, giving companies the ability to run their AGMs electronically and to enable the use of electronic signatures
29 April 2020 - Knowledge
Many organisations have been implementing or expanding remote working arrangements for employees as a response to COVID-19. However, organisations must continue to manage personal information in accordance with legal requirements relating to privacy.
27 April 2020 - Knowledge
Public health concerns have many decision makers working remotely, how can they sign new contracts and agreements?