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17 February 2022

Swedish Arbitration Days 2022

The Swedish Arbitration Association are hosting the Swedish Arbitration Days 2022, on the overarching theme Integrity in International Arbitration. Our Global Head of Arbitration, Paula Hodges QC will join a panel of globally prominent legal practitioners to discuss " Transparency v...
06 December 2021

Full Federal Court gives Epic Games the green light to continue in its Australian proceedings against Apple – implications for competition enforcement

03 December 2021

Directors, Insolvency Practitioners and Third Parties Must Tread Carefully as New Pensions Offences Lie in Wait for the Unwary

The Pension Schemes Act came into effect on 1 October 2021 introducing the possibility of criminal prosecution where the restructuring arrangements or corporate actions of directors, lenders, investors, advisers and other parties might affect the interests of a defined benefit pension scheme. The...
03 December 2021

Expansion to Australia’s sanctions regime passed by Parliament

On 2 December 2021 the Australian Parliament passed the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021 ( Bill ) introducing a new thematic sanctions regime to the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 ( Act ) and Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 ( Regulations ).
02 December 2021

Cyber in Australia

Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent, varied and menacing each day. The consequences for the unprepared can be dire. It is essential that you start planning your cyber-response well before the first strike occurs.
02 December 2021

Regulatory enforcement in cyber space: what have we seen and what can we expect?

30 November 2021

Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Webinars

In case you missed it, you can access our previous Employment & IR briefing and Safety Leadership Series webinars below. Join our expert briefings for the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space. In these short sessions,...
30 November 2021

Director Identification Numbers commenced on 1 November 2021

29 November 2021

Launch of leading book on schemes of arrangement

After almost 9 years in the making, the much anticipated 4 th edition of Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks: The Use of Schemes of Arrangement has finally been released in conjunction with the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law at the University of Sydney.
26 November 2021

"Strategic Considerations in Cross-Border Investigations": Scott Balber and Pamela Terry contribute to Global Investigations Review’s “The Guide to International Enforcement of Securities Laws”

The chapter offers insight into how to navigate the modern complexities of cross-border securities investigations, in particular those involving the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. It covers strategic considerations, the basics of coordination among...
24 November 2021

Whistleblowing and the “compliance gap”: Australian regulator fires warning shot on whistleblower policies

'Set and forget' still too common on whistleblowing compliance, warns key business regulator.
24 November 2021

Global Bank Review: Triodos Spanish chief on ESG and remaking banking for the 2020s

Continuing our series of insights from senior industry figures, the Global Bank Review speaks with Mikel Garcia-Prieto Arrabal, Director General of sustainability pioneer Triodos Bank España. Mikel shares his views on how climate change and rising social obligations are impacting banks and how...
18 November 2021

Cyber-ransoms are on the rise: What do you need to know?

‘Cyber-ransoms’ are on the rise, and with new cyber tactics and ways of working, the risks are increasing.
11 November 2021

Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP26: Rethinking Corporate Purpose

As part of COP26, the Sustainable Innovation Forum (8-10 November 2021) is a world class, high level summit to identify the breakthrough innovation and technologies that can be deployed and scaled now, and the importance of public–private partnerships and finance.
11 November 2021

LONDON CONSTRUCTION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DISPUTES GROUP AUTHORS CHAPTER IN GAR GUIDE TO CONSTRUCTION ARBITRATION

London-based Construction & Infrastructure Disputes Partners James Doe and David Nitek and Professional Support Lawyer Noe Minamikata have authored the chapter on 'Construction Arbitration and Turnkey Projects' in the fourth edition of Global Arbitration Review’s Guide to Construction...