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19 Oct 2017
Harvard legal academic named next ASIC chair
Harvard Law School academic James Shipton has been named as the next chair of the corporate regulator. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Oct 2017
Law firms urged to remain people-focused amid tech disruption
A recent report has recommended that law firms navigate technological disruption by giving employees a sense of purpose in their work. Write c...
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18 Oct 2017
Rio Tinto and Yancoal advised on multibillion-dollar deal
Rio Tinto has sold Coal & Allied Industries to Yancoal Australia, with a multibillion-dollar price tag.  Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Oct 2017
Which law firms are most prized by each gender?
Exclusive research from Lawyers Weekly has revealed the gender split in the perception of Australia’s top law firms. Write comment (5 Comme...
17 Oct 2017
It’s time to take a deep breath and get real when it comes to cyber security
Cyber attacks are a day-to-day reality for all businesses and each week we witness another well-regarded brand being served up as the latest casualty ...
17 Oct 2017
ARENA embarks on competitive funding round
DLA Piper has advised the Australian Renewable Energy Agency on a competitive funding round. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Oct 2017
Woolies sells Masters hardware business
Baker McKenzie has advised on the acquisition of Woolworths’ Masters hardware business. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Oct 2017
Legal luminaries shed light on sexism in the profession
A panel of eminent lawyers and politicians to have achieved ‘women first’ milestones in Australia have lamented the barriers that still hold tal...
16 Oct 2017
Official ‘combination’ date for NRF and HDY revealed
Norton Rose Fulbright and Henry Davis York have confirmed the official date for when they will combine into one law firm. Write comment (28 C...
16 Oct 2017
Modern slavery regulation an opportunity for businesses, experts say
Legal experts, including Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow, discussed the business benefits of the proposed Modern Slavery Act at an event last ...
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