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7 March 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised William Hill on the sale of its Australian bookmaking business (William Hill Australia) to one of Australia's largest gaming and entertainment groups, CrownBet via a competitive sale auction process.
2 March 2018
In August 2017, Consumer Affairs Ministers agreed to reforms to improve the operation of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). In response, the Government recently released exposure draft legislation and accompanying explanatory materials reflecting the agreed reforms. The...
26 February 2018
On 22 December 2017, the Federal Court dismissed the proceedings by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) against PZ Cussons Australia Pty Ltd (Cussons) for alleged cartel conduct also involving Unilever and Colgate in respect of the supply...
TPP11: Modified Approach To Investment Agreements, Investment Authorisations And Claims Regarding Financial Services
23 February 2018
After a year of uncertainty following the withdrawal of the United States, the remaining eleven nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement that will allow the ambitious trade bloc to proceed. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...
19 February 2018
While the Australian Government generally welcomes foreign investment, certain types of investment proposals may be susceptible to review or require prior approval. On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and replaced...
6 February 2018
Sydney: Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised the shareholders of Australian corporate catering service provider Order-In on its sale to buyers controlled by global venture capital entity Rocket Internet.
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Announces Annual Revisions to the Thresholds of the HSR Act and Prohibition Against Interlocking Directors
26 January 2018
Pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, parties to an acquisition or merger meeting certain annually adjusted thresholds must make a pre-closing notification to the U.S. antitrust authorities and abide by a mandatory waiting...
19 January 2018
On 31 May 2017, Rwanda gazetted the highly anticipated Law No 27/2017 Governing Companies (the Companies Act), overhauling the regime regulating companies in Rwanda. Tucked within the act at section 4 of Chapter 9 is a relatively short set of provisions, rather...
16 January 2018
Key points of interest include the following: The final quarter of 2017 saw a spike in merger enforcement in China, with MOFCOM imposing remedies in five cases – more than in the previous two years combined. Enforcement in China continued to be domestically-focused,...
15 January 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Australian-Chinese developer, owner and operator of renewable power generation assets Maoneng Australia (Maoneng) on its entry into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the University of New South Wales...