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12 May 2023

Australian Federal Budget 2023-24: Cyber and Privacy Initiatives

As the dust settles on the 2023-24 federal budget, we thought it would be useful to see how the Government is following through on prioritising Australia’s cyber resilience. Given cyber risks manifest in various ways, budget initiatives targeted just to cyber security areas may not capture the full...
12 May 2023


Umsetzung der Whistleblower Richtlinie – Bundestag und Bundesrat beschließen Hinweisgeberschutzgesetz
11 May 2023

Corporate Debt and Treasury Report 2023

Despite economic challenges, corporate treasury teams remain resilient and alive to new opportunities For the tenth consecutive year, our Corporate Debt team has surveyed and interviewed treasurers and other senior finance professionals over 80 large UK listed corporates (and equivalents) for our...
11 May 2023

Sensible new approach by UK Government to retained EU Law will be welcomed by business

More than 2,500 Brussels-derived regulations are set to remain on the statute book beyond the end of this year
10 May 2023

DealMakers Report: The Australian M&A Market 2023

We are delighted to release our 2023 DealMakers Report on the Australian M&A market.
10 May 2023


Our experts break down the key milestones as EU pushes through comprehensive overhaul of competition regime Over the next 12 – 18 months businesses will need to contend with a "once-in-a-generation" reset of most aspects of antitrust policy and enforcement. Dominating the headlines have been bold...
09 May 2023

Realising Australia’s Quantum Vision: Australian Government releases its National Quantum Strategy

The National Quantum Strategy sets out the key themes and actions to be delivered on Australia’s quantum industry over the next 7 years
09 May 2023

Reckitt Benckiser throws cold water on Procter & Gamble’s new “30 Minute Miracle” dishwashing tablet

The case is a timely reminder of the power of urgent interim injunctions
05 May 2023

UK Public M&A Monthly Activity Update: April 2023

In April 2023, there were six Rule 2.7 announcements made across the UK public M&A market and a further nine possible offers announced.
01 May 2023

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia

We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
01 May 2023

New Fair Work Commission powers to end ‘intractable’ enterprise bargaining require a complete re-think on strategy in Australia

The Fair Work Act’s new intractable bargaining regime represents one of the most significant changes in enterprise bargaining in Australia in decades. It will turn the enterprise bargaining system on its head and the enterprise bargaining strategies and tactics of the past will no longer be...
28 April 2023

Private M&A in 2023 – The pendulum swings

With parties set to face a new era in dealmaking, Caroline Rae, Charles Steward and Antonia Kirkby analyse the key trends across the M&A market
27 April 2023

Biannual Banking Litigation Update - Spring 2023

Welcome to the Spring 2023 edition of our biannual Banking Litigation Update, in which we highlight the most important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the past six months.
27 April 2023

EU publishes Q&A on the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Though uncertainties remain, the document has been welcomed by the market and provides clarity on a number of salient questions
26 April 2023

Completion of sale contracts where the law changes: what it means to “carry on the business in the usual and ordinary course”

In a recent decision, the High Court has considered the proper construction of a common pre-completion obligation in sale agreements to "carry on the business in the usual and ordinary course as regards its nature, scope and manner".