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The implications for Australian companies navigating the new section 46 misuse of market power test after the European court of justice decision in intel
20 September 2017
General Counsel and boards of large Australian companies may have been considering the practical implications of the new section 46 "effects test" in the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA). In this briefing we consider the implications of...
Clifford Chance US advises Sealed Air on financing matters related to the US$3.2 billion sale of Diversey Care to Bain Capital
13 September 2017
Clifford Chance US advised Sealed Air Corporation on the financing aspects of the US$3.2 billion sale of its Diversey Care business and related businesses to Bain Capital.
30 August 2017
Globally, many jurisdictions have legislated to allow actions to be brought directly by third party claimants against an insurer without first having to sue the insured. 'Direct action suits' as they are called, can be problematic for P&I Clubs and...
Clifford Chance advises CSL Limited on the US$352 million acquisition of a blood product manufacturer in China
29 August 2017
Leading law firm Clifford Chance has advised the Hong Kong subsidiary of CSL Limited, a global blood and plasma-derived product manufacturer based in Australia, on the acquisition of an 80% equity stake in Ruide, a PRC domestic blood product manufacturer, at a...
28 August 2017
Substantive changes to the misuse of market power prohibition of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) were passed by both houses of Australia's parliament on 15 August 2017. Once implemented, these reforms will introduce an 'effects' style...
17 August 2017
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 On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and...
10 August 2017
On 3 August 2017, his Honour Justice Wigney delivered the first criminal cartel judgment under the criminal cartel provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) against Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a Japanese shipping line. The decision...
10 August 2017
When investigating potential claims against third parties for the purpose of enlarging the pool of funds available for distribution to creditors, prior to the commencement of proceedings, it is incumbent upon liquidators to satisfy themselves that these claims...
7 August 2017
使用科技以提供、增强或者“扰乱”金融服务正在改变 着这个行业。无论是正在升级现有金融服务的传统金融 机构，还是正在开发创新产品的新兴企业，或者是正在 考虑当前监管体制是否适宜的主管部门或行业协会，这 份综述将会帮助您在亚太地区复杂的金融科技产品监管 框架中找到方向。
4 August 2017
This briefing provides an updated high level overview of key issues for foreign lenders lending into the Australian market. The key changes in this briefing relate to certain withholding tax exemptions available to foreign lenders, as well as the inclusion of...