Is data or electronic information considered “tangible property” (and therefore insured property)? This poses an important question for insurers and...
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Is data or electronic information considered “tangible property” (and therefore insured property)? This poses an important question for insurers and policyholders alike.
'Lifting the fear and suppressing the greed: Penalties for white-collar crime and corporate and financial misconduct in Australia' contains 4 key recommendations for civil penalties and ASIC's powers.
Most trusts investing in real estate are “managed investment schemes” (MIS) under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Find out more about the registration, regulation and changes to schemes.
Appropriate boundaries for the case management, the effect of whistleblower law reform, the VLRC's inquiry into litigation funding, and the Court's role in assessing litigation funder fees.
Reform of Australia’s corporate whistleblower laws is a regulatory priority in 2017, potentially leading to greater protections for whistleblowers and open up the possibility of further class actions...
This article was written by Yanni Goutzamanis, James Russell and Domenic Gatto.
On 19 January 2017, the Victorian Government asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission (“VLRC”) to review...
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KWM M&A Partner Diana Nicholson has been appointed to Australian Government’s Takeovers Panel, for a three year term commencing 23 March 2017.
KWM has acted on Villa World Limited’s (Villa World) $50 million Series A, Tranche 1 simple corporate bonds offering.
With cross-border deals making up 80% of surveyed Australian M&A ‘mega deals’ in 2016, international investors see Australia as a favourable place to do business and invest.
KWM has been recognised as ‘Best Law Firm (revenue > $200M)’ for the second consecutive year at the AFR's Client Choice Awards for 2017.
KWM has advised G8 Education Limited on its proposed A$212.8 million placement to CFGC Investment Partners International (Australia) Pty Ltd
KWM was reelected Regional Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year at the IFLR Asia Awards 2017.
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Practical, expert advice on cyber security for Australia directors and officers written by Australian thought leaders from the public and private sector.
Issues and challenges facing IoT usage across a wide range of industries including privacy, security, managing risk, technical issues, and legal and regulatory challenges.
China’s significance in today’s global economy calls for businesses to understand the realities of enforcing a judgment against Chinese-held assets.
The sixth edition of Crossing Borders, our review of developments in international arbitration, focuses on the enforcement of arbitration awards.
An increased threat of class actions is the ‘new normal’ for Australian businesses as FY16 saw 35 actions launched. We discuss key trends and consider what’s next in Australia and abroad.