The innocuously named Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No 2) Bill 2017 (Cth) (the Bill) makes only a small number of amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) insofar as the safe harbour reforms of Australia’s insolvent trading law are concerned.
In this revised guide, our real estate experts offer a practical and quick overview to answer some of the questions overseas investors may have about real estate investments in Australia.
Johnson Winter & Slattery is proud to have contributed the Australian Chapter to the inaugural edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Vertical Agreements and Dominant Firms 2017.
This 2017 edition of Review highlights a selection of the public assignments undertaken by us over the past year as well as major legislative and policy developments occurring over that period.
Johnson Winter & Slattery's inaugural report on recent trends and insights into complex ACCC merger review cases is the first of its kind in Australia.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) has, like many areas of speciality, a lexicon all of its own. The JWS Private Treaty M&A dictionary provides clear and simple definitions of many commonly used terms in unregulated sale and purchase transactions in Australia and is a useful resource for anyone involved in an M&A transaction, from experienced deal makers to those embarking on their first deal.
This 2016 edition of Review highlights a selection of the public assignments undertaken by us over the past year as well as major legislative and policy developments occurring over that period.
This article was written by JWS partner Reynah Tang for the 28th Annual LAWASIA Conference 2015. In this article, Reynah examines the implications for trade between Australia and Asia of two recent tax law developments, being the power to reconstruct transactions for transfer pricing purposes based on assessment of their economic substance and the proposed introduction of a multinational anti-avoidance rule to counter attempts to avoid a permanent establishment in Australia.
Michael Dulaney and Tom Barrett were published in the 11th Edition (2015) of Expert Guides in the Energy category. Their article, which examines Australia's new oil & gas assurance regime, is discussed in more detail below.
This 2015 edition of Review highlights a selection of the public assignments undertaken by us over the past year as well as major legislative and policy developments occurring over that period.
PE deals only made up 6% of all Australian deals last financial year. The percentage is low relative to the US and UK markets where around 25% of deals involve PE. The difference suggests there is more scope for PE in Australia.
Jeremy Davis, James Rozsa and David Beckett take a closer look at various trends in the Australian Private Equity market such as IPO exits, warranty and indemnity insurance, illegal bid rigging, debt and fundraising.
This article was first published in The American Lawyer. October 2014 - Global 100 issue.
Do you have Director and Officers insurance? Having Director and Officers cover may turn out to be very important.
Our JWS partners were involved in writing the Australian chapter for an international publication, Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2014.