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Insurers rush to check access, co-operation and assistance obligations, following Federal Court decision

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In a significant decision for the insurance industry, the Federal Court of Australia has granted leave to shareholders to bring a direct action against a company’s insurers where the (insured)...

22 February 2018

New legislation may make Australian companies liable for bribery of foreign public officials undertaken anywhere in the world.

21 February 2018

On 7 February 2018, the Australian Taxation Office released draft Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2018/D2, outlining its compliance approach to the diverted profits tax.

20 February 2018

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KWM has advised Super Retail Group on its acquisition of the outdoor equipment and clothing retailer, Macpac, for NZ$144 million (A$135 million).

21 February 2018

KWM have advised APA Group on its entitlement offer (PAITREO) of new APA securities, which was launched today.

21 February 2018

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has once again named King & Wood Mallesons as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

21 February 2018

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An overview of key legal issues and considerations involved in making, or responding to, an offer to acquire control of a publicly-listed entity in Australia.

11 December 2017

The volume of renewable energy, resources and environmental disputes is expected to increase given changing regulation in the sectors worldwide.

01 November 2017

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01 October 2017


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