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13 Apr 2004
B&M assists Macquarie’s Asian acquisition
Baker & McKenzie has acted for Macquarie Bank Ltd on its acquisition of the Asian equities business of the ING Group, which spans more than 10 co...
13 Apr 2004
Folklaw 9 April 2004
Please sir, I want some puppyIt is now an offence in South Australia to knowingly “consume … dogs or cats”, and you will be fined heavi...
5 Apr 2004
Deals 2 April 2004
Minter Ellison assisted Duke Energy Australia and Duke Capital Corporation in the $1.69 billion sale of Duke Energy’s Australian and New Zealand as...
5 Apr 2004
Minters advises on Chinese iron ore export
Minter Ellison was one of the key advisers to BHP Billiton’s Japanese joint venture partners in the $1.6 billion deal to supply Western Australian ...
5 Apr 2004
Folklaw 2 April 2004
Minters is pitching a singing successHere at Folklaw we are constantly impressed by the skills, experiences and multiple talents of lawyers we meet. ...
30 Mar 2004
Deals 26 March 2004
Freehills has assisted the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, in Westmead NSW, to negotiate its first licence for a new treatment it has develope...
30 Mar 2004
BDW assists Alinta’s asset acquisition
More than 50 lawyers from Blake Dawson Waldron advised Alinta Ltd on its $1.69 billion acquisition of a portfolio of assets from Duke Energy Corporati...
30 Mar 2004
Folklaw 26 March 2004
Ugg on Aussie, ugg on, ugg on Aussies’ favourite, the ugg boot, is about to stomp into court, with Australian retailers and manufacturers planning ...
23 Mar 2004
Deals 19 March 2004
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom International represented Deutsche Bank AG, Sydney Branch, and UBS AG, Australia Branch, as joint bookrunner...
23 Mar 2004
B&M advises PowerTel on takeover
Baker & McKenzie has advised telco PowerTel on its takeover of Request Broadband, only six months after a takeover bid by Telecom Venture Group (...
23 Mar 2004
Press Release of the Week
Press Release of the Week (PROW) fans will be delighted to learn that the third instalment of the PROW series has arrived — the section we prom...
9 Mar 2004
Deals 5 March 2004
Coudert Brothers has advised L’Oreal, the world’s largest cosmetics maker, on a further Chinese acquisition. The company has purchased Yue-Sai, a...
9 Mar 2004
Deacons helps Rural Press bid
Deacons acted for Rural Press Limited on its successful takeover of Harris and Company Limited, the publisher of The Advocate newspaper and 40 per ce...
9 Mar 2004
Obiter 5 March 2004
Debt begets even more theftJailed bank robbers who have been asked to pay compensation to their victims have discussed committing further crimes in o...
9 Mar 2004
Folklaw 5 March 2004
Italy wants YOUItalian men have been pretending to be gay in order to avoid doing military service for their country. Bogus “gay” men aro...
2 Mar 2004
Deals February 27 2004
Linklaters acted as lead adviser to Air France in the airline’s merger with KLM, creating the world’s largest airline by turnover, after the airl...
2 Mar 2004
Phillips Fox aids global Avaya sale
Phillips Fox acted for multinational Avaya Inc on the Australian and South Pacific aspects of the company’s US$250 ($315) million-plus global sale ...
2 Mar 2004
Obiter February 27 2004
Knad assaultA nine year-old boy in the US has been fined $19,000 for kicking a waiter in the testicles. TheAtlanta Journal-Constitution reports the i...
24 Feb 2004
Deals February 20 2004
Freehills recently acted for furniture and homewares retailer Freedom Group on one of Australia’s largest public to private management buyouts (MBO...
24 Feb 2004
Truman assists LookSmart
Sydney corporate and communications law firm Truman Hoyle has helped LookSmart in the re-organisation and sale of its Asia Pacific intellectual proper...
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