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The impact of government bailouts on shareholder litigation claimsMay 26 2020

The unprecedented injections of public cash for corporations during COVID-19 may undermine the ability of investors to hold companies financ

by Jerome Doraisamy

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May 26 2020Autonomy and trust key for the ‘new normal’

As legal departments figure out how to transition their teams in a post-pandemic world, leaders must...

by Jerome Doraisamy

May 26 2020CLOC appoints new executive director

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) has hired an executive director to help set strateg...

by Jerome Doraisamy

May 25 2020Tech to bolster BigLaw wellness in post-pandemic marketplace

COVID-19 has presented the greatest ever challenge to workplace wellness. In a looming “new normal...

by Jerome Doraisamy

May 25 2020Class action against IOOF discontinued

A class action brought by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan on behalf of IOOF shareholders has b...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Faster creation of client docs a necessity in challenging timesMay 25 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, clients are becoming more cost-sensitive and concerned with turnaround times. One start-up is aiming to revolutioni...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Blackbird Ventures advised on $8m capital raiseMay 25 2020

Venture capital fund Blackbird Ventures has been advised on a Series A investment in Australian start-up Eucalyptus by LegalVision. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Environmental laws ‘fail’ to prevent future deadly pandemicsMay 25 2020

In a letter to Environment Minister Sussan Ley, 180 professionals have criticised laws that they argue have failed to properly protect the e...

by Naomi Neilson

Australia cannot ‘drop the ball’ on family and domestic violence measuresMay 25 2020

Given the range of pandemic-inspired issues with FV and DV, the Senate must ensure it has not missed an opportunity to better protect vulner...

by Jerome Doraisamy

ABA calls out Senate inquiry for ‘disappointing’ reportMay 25 2020

As the legal profession condemns a government decision to alter its investigation into the state of domestic violence, the Australian Bar As...

by Naomi Neilson