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High Court States the Obvious: AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd Appeal Decided

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The High Court agreed with the Full Court below that the claimed invention lacked inventive step in light of the CGK considered with either of two prior art documents.

03 September 2015

A snap-shot of the key planning & environment reforms which will unfold in Victoria in the coming months.

02 September 2015

In a world first, the Hague District Court has ordered the Netherlands government to take increased action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

02 September 2015

Australia has come under increasing pressure, including from UNESCO WHC, to better protect the Great Barrier Reef.

02 September 2015

The neighbourhood plan is geared to facilitate the construction of 50 new towers over the next 20 years in Brisbane's City Centre,

01 September 2015

This article was written by Stuart Courtney and Ari Rosenbaum. In an ex tempore judgement, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia confirmed the first instance decision of Justice...

28 August 2015

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The IPO values Vitaco at $332 million on an enterprise value basis and a $292.2 million market capitalisation.

26 August 2015

King & Wood Mallesons advised Steadfast Group Ltd on its debut $285million syndicated facilities.

20 August 2015

KWM has advised Hanson Construction Materials on its $203 million acquisition of Fletcher Building’s Rocla Quarry Products business.

20 August 2015

KWM is advising Asciano Limited on its A$8.9b sale to Brookfield Infrastructure Partners by way of a scheme of arrangement.

20 August 2015

'The Review: Class Actions in Australia 2014/2015' reveals the number of class actions also continues to rise, with 33 launched in FY15.

18 August 2015

13 lawyers from King & Wood Mallesons have been nominated as rising stars in the first Euromoney, Legal Media Group, Rising Stars guide.

13 August 2015

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A collection of articles written for Australia’s leading business newspaper, the AFR, on foreign investment, cross-border & regulatory developments, and more.

31 August 2015

In this unique report, KWM addresses some of the most complex issues facing foreign investors in China.

31 August 2015

King & Wood Mallesons annual report reviews class actions in Australia between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015. Australia litigation funding, class action procedures and developments.

18 August 2015

The emergence of AUD TLB tranches is but one part of a growing movement towards disintermediation in the Australian debt financing markets.

16 July 2015

With its vast population and fast development in communication technologies, China has become a highly attractive market for international investors.

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