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14 Nov 2003
Bachelors suit up over transsexual shock
Bachelors suit up over transsexual shockThey kissed, but weren’t told. A sextet of eligible UK bachelors, who vied for the heart of a gorgeous woma...
14 Nov 2003
Softly into the fray
Pulling the horse hair over their eyes Surely speaking out and having an opinion are concepts not entirely divorced from the art of lawyering.If that...
14 Nov 2003
Come fly with pee
Come fly with peeAfter well and truly %#ssing his chances of promotion up against the proverbial wall, a Philippines Government official who urinated...
14 Nov 2003
Scare tACTics
Square eye for the legal guys Everyone keeps on talking about how many lawyers decide to leave the profession, but like missing milk crates and super...
31 Oct 2003
Deals – 31 October 2003
Riordan & Partners has been appointed the legal services provider to the 20th Summer Deaflympics to be held in Melbourne and Ballarat in January ...
31 Oct 2003
Envestra pulls off 30-year first
Pillsbury Winthrop (International) represented Envestra Victoria Pty Limited, an Australian natural gas distributor, in connection with a US$175 ($25...
31 Oct 2003
Banking on infamy
Banking on infamyOne simply must hand it to the Law Institute of Victoria for its promotional vision and willingness to delve outside the square.Earl...
31 Oct 2003
LL Kool B
LL Kool B Well and truly down wit’ da style, US judge Deborah Servitto recently mistook a Michigan Courtroom for the set of Eminem’s hit movie 8 ...
24 Oct 2003
Deals – 24 October 2003
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has been acting for Foster’s Group Limited on the sale of its leisure and hospitality division, Australian Leisure & H...
24 Oct 2003
Deacons lifts BOOM into place
Deacons’ corporate partners Derek La Ferla and Shaun McRobert have acted for national crane lifting solutions company BOOM Logistics Limited on its...
20 Oct 2003
Maddocks locks up facilities win
Maddocks recently announced its role in the successful bid to design, construct, finance and maintain two facilities under the Victorian Government’...
20 Oct 2003
Deals – 17 October
Pillsbury Winthrop represented the underwriters including UBS Securities LLC, A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smit...
13 Oct 2003
Deals – 10 October
Blake Dawson Waldron assisted ABN AMRO’s Infrastructure Capital group to close the $228 million financing for the Victoria Point development last w...
7 Oct 2003
Deals – 3 October
Abbott Tout Solicitors acted on behalf of US-owned finance company CIT Group (Australia) Limited in the negotiation of a four-year, $800 million cont...
7 Oct 2003
Lynch Myer sees 30,000 legally housed
Lynch Myer recently announced the official close of the Delfin Lend Lease Land Management Corporation development deal. Lynch Myer was the project so...
26 Sep 2003
Deals 27 September 2003
Pillsbury Winthrop (International) represented Lion Nathan Limited, as guarantor, and two of its wholly owned subsidiaries, as issuers, in connection...
26 Sep 2003
Blakes helps AWB harvest Landmark
Blake Dawson Waldron recently represented AWB in its purchase of the diversified rural services business, Landmark, from Wesfarmers. A deal that is h...
19 Sep 2003
A Minter Ellison team led by partners Geoff Cohen in Sydney and Lloyd Baggott and Mark Naughton in Melbourne acted for The Government Investment Corpo...
19 Sep 2003
AAR powers up $1 billion Schneider/Clipsal deal
Allens Arthur Robinson (AAR) has helped put together a complex multi-jurisdictional deal between two of the world's largest electronic companies.In a...
11 Sep 2003
Which bank in US hybrid securities?
Sullivan & Cromwell acted as US legal counsel to Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), which recently completed a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering ...
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