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The Australian Government’s key milestones for Northern Australia

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The Federal Government has set out various milestones as a part of its long-term plan for Northern Australia but there are major barriers it must address for success.

26 April 2017

KWM shares Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law expertise in ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2017.

25 April 2017

The China Bank Regulatory Commission has issued new rules to address financial and systemic risks which will affect both domestic and foreign banks in China.

18 April 2017

The Australian Government recently announced that it will not proceed with the ratification of the Treaty on Extradition between Australia and The People’s Republic of China.

12 April 2017

ASIC has claimed its first scalp for breaches of the “best interests” and “appropriate advice” obligations incorporated into the Freedom of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms.

12 April 2017

Federal Court confirms it is permissible to deduct annual leave on a public holiday where an employee receives annual leave entitlement in excess of the National Employment Standards.

12 April 2017

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KWM has advised Sydney Airport on its landmark A$1.4bn bank debt refinancing, one of the largest syndicated club financings closed so far this year.

18 April 2017

KWM has advised on the financing of the first phase of the Bungala Solar Photovoltaic project

18 April 2017

KWM has been named Law Firm of the Year in the practice areas of Banking and Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers.

07 April 2017

KWM is advising Suncorp Group Limited on its new Capital Notes Offer, for AU$300 million with the ability to raise more or less.

30 March 2017

KWM has partnered with the UTS for the 2017 #breakinglaw Hackathon

29 March 2017

KWM recently celebrated the ten recipients of its 2016 Aspire Awards, a national scholarship program designed to help young Australians pursue their tertiary ambitions.

28 March 2017

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While the new tax rules are aimed at foreign vendors, Australian residents might similarly find themselves caught by the new regime when acquiring certain Australian assets.

31 March 2017

An overview of the legal, taxation, FIRB and structuring issues, including practical considerations and risk mitigation strategies.

02 January 2017

Practical, expert advice on cyber security for Australia directors and officers written by Australian thought leaders from the public and private sector.

08 November 2016

Issues and challenges facing IoT usage across a wide range of industries including privacy, security, managing risk, technical issues, and legal and regulatory challenges.

28 October 2016

China’s significance in today’s global economy calls for businesses to understand the realities of enforcing a judgment against Chinese-held assets.

26 October 2016

The sixth edition of Crossing Borders, our review of developments in international arbitration, focuses on the enforcement of arbitration awards.

07 October 2016