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KWM listed as one of the world’s leading patent firms in IAM Patent 1000

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ASIC recently announced that it will reduce the red tape involved in the process of a change of auditor.

06 July 2015

Australian fund managers must revise their SIV offerings to meet the new requirements, while maintaining focus on the demands of Australia’s investor migrants.

02 July 2015

In this case, the NSW Supreme Court considered the fundamental principles of contract interpretation, including the ejusdem generis principle.

02 July 2015

A court will only correct the words of a contract where the literal meaning of those words are absurd and the objective intention of the parties is self-evident.

02 July 2015

On ordinary contractual principles, a plaintiff may recover contractual damages to compensate for loss of revenue or other contingent losses flowing from a breach.

02 July 2015

This case highlights that clear and unambiguous provisions in a contract will be enforced, even if this could result in a harsh commercial outcome for one party.

02 July 2015

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KWM has been listed as one of the world’s leading patent firms in Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000 2015

06 July 2015

KWM has continued its run of IPOs, acting for GARDA Capital Limited with its initial public offering and ASX listing.

02 July 2015

KWM has advised DBP on its A$245m bank debt refinancing transaction, provided by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

24 June 2015

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has advised Insurance Australia Group (IAG) on a long-term strategic relationship with Berkshire Hathaway. The strategic relationship is underpinned by a 10 year 20%...

17 June 2015

KWM wins Most Innovative Law Firm & Innovation in Finance Law at FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards.

12 June 2015

KWM has further expanded its restructuring & insolvency offering with the appointment of recognised expert in this field, David Cowling, to the partnership.

09 June 2015

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A foreign investor's guide to the telecommunications industry in China.

24 June 2015

The latest on agribusiness in Australia: foreign investment update, Federal Budget 2015-16, share farming agreements and corruption crackdown.

05 June 2015

Now officially open for business in Singapore, King & Wood Mallesons is connecting your business to opportunities in Singapore and Asia.

27 May 2015

We discuss a number of important developments in international arbitration, as well as answering the question - who will own Mars?!

21 May 2015

Key changes in recent private equity and venture capital fundraising terms in Asia and the likely trends in the coming year.

11 May 2015

Magazine for non-executive directors: Will 2015 be the year that shareholder activism comes to Australia?

05 May 2015