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Foreign bribery Senate inquiry given the green light

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The Australian Senate has given the green light to an inquiry into foreign corrupt practices by Australian companies.

25 June 2015

Copyright: The Senate has passed controversial new reforms empowering the Federal Court of Australia to issue website blocking injunctions against ISPs.

23 June 2015

A Full Bench of the FWC terminated 14 legacy enterprise agreements imposed on Aurizon in its final days of Queensland Government ownership.

23 June 2015

A former CEO has been awarded nearly $3m after Court finds that he had a contractual entitlement to a payments under an unpublished redundancy policy.

23 June 2015

High Court finds that Queensland Rail is a trading corporation for the purposes of section 51(xx) of the Constitution.

23 June 2015

FWC upholds the dismissal of a former underground mineworker who repeatedly refused to shave off his beard in compliance with the company’s clean-shaven policy.

23 June 2015

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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

KWM advised Colgate-Palmolive on the sale of its laundry detergent brands portfolio in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji to Henkel.

02 June 2015

The new facility will be used to refinance all of the project’s existing debt provided under existing syndicated facility agreements.

02 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