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Federal Court restates position on use of agreed penalties

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The decision is set to change the landscape of pecuniary penalty proceedings. This case will reduce certainty of outcomes for parties.

04 May 2015

Australian Government announces changes to foreign investment regime including new fees and penalties that will apply from 1 Dec 2015.

04 May 2015

Harper Review Panel: key recommendations for food businesses, if adopted, will have far-reaching implications across the industry.

30 April 2015

The Federal Government is getting closer to following through on its pre-election commitment to extend the unfair terms regime to small business.

30 April 2015

A recent class action in the US alleged that consumers were induced to purchase Red Bull with the promise of ‘wings’ it could not actually provide.

30 April 2015

The updated Code will come into effect on 1 March 2016. Familiarise yourself with the amendments to the provisions.

30 April 2015

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King & Wood Mallesons acts on DEXUS Property Group’s $400 million fully underwritten institutional placement.

22 April 2015

KWM advised Affinity Equity Partners on its $640 million acquisition of Nine Live from Nine Entertainment Co.

17 April 2015

KWM continues to add significant fire power to its international Energy, Resources & Projects team with the appointment of partner Robert Edel.

14 April 2015

KWM advised Guangdong Rising Assets Management, a Chinese SOE, on its A$1.1 billion unconditional ofcf-market bid for PanAust Limited.

31 March 2015

KWM has acted for National Storage REIT in relation to a $57.5 million fully underwritten institutional placement of new stapled securities.

27 March 2015

Australian directors call for ‘big ticket’ reform in key areas as uncertainty and volatility threaten to impact strategic corporate growth.

26 March 2015

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An update on the latest in Australian food law and agribusiness developments, how they will affect your business and what to look out for.

30 April 2015

‘The good, the bad and the ugly’ in regulatory developments affecting cross-border investment.

24 April 2015

Global Competition Review's Asia-Pacific Antitrust 2015 chapters - developments in Australia's cartel, merger control and telecoms sectors.

22 April 2015

Australian directors call for 'big ticket' reform in key areas as uncertainty and volatility threaten to impact strategic corporate growth

26 March 2015

An update on the latest in Australian agribusiness, including ChAFTA, cross-border trading, organic exports and trade mark protection.

01 January 2015

Quick overview of the legal, taxation and structuring issues when considering real estate investment in Australia.

01 January 2015