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William Khong

Expertise

William was admitted as a solicitor in Malaysia where he gained experience in intellectual property (from registration and commercialisation to enforcement) and commercial litigation. He has subsequently, while practising in Australia, gained further experience in commercial and taxation law matters.

Experience

William has particular experience in advising in relation to business structuring or restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raisings, corporate affairs including capital reductions, share buy-backs, financial assistance, corporate governance and related party transactions, and matters relating to the law of trusts, stamp duty and personal property securities register.

William has worked with a wide range of clients including small businesses, substantial private companies and listed companies.

William's experience includes:

  • advising on and implementing a scheme of arrangement involving one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest advertising and marketing communications services group with a listed US conglomerate 
  • advising on and assisted the advertising and marketing communications services group in numerous acquisitions and divestments as well as advising on corporate governance and general corporate affairs involving the group 
  • advising on and establishing a managed investment scheme that invests in a portfolio of regional shopping centres in Australia
  • advising on and establishing a stapled managed investment scheme that invests in environmental sustainable investments for wholesale clients as well as advising on corporate governance and general corporate affairs 
  • advising on and assisted a group of health professionals on their ASX listing 
  • advising on and assisted a US listed manufacturer with numerous acquisitions and divestments including transactions which involve complicated restructures (roll-up of various businesses into the target entity immediately prior to acquisition).

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...