Freehills

Type: Company
Name: Freehills
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Braking hard: Australia M&A deals slump most in a generation

By Byron KayeSYDNEY, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Australian inbound M&A dealsdeclined the most in a quarter of a century as plummetingcommodity prices and a faltering local stock market challengedthe appetite of overseas investors for the country's assets.Inbound ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Weak dollar ignites value hunt (The West Australian)

A weaker Australian dollar and the re-emergence of Chinese buyers are tipped to fuel the renewed offshore takeover interest in local companies this year.Herbert Smith Freehills corporate partner Simon Reed says Chinese bidders are "back in play", chasing ... [Published West Australian - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bennett's business calls to Ashforth (The West Australian)

Michael Ashforth has quit his job as Macquarie Capital's WA rainmaker to run the family office of iron ore billionaire Angela Bennett.Mr Ashforth, considered Perth's pre-eminent investment banker, handed in his notice to Macquarie Capital Australia ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

More Cannon-Brookes buys at Palm Beach

It's a bit of like son, like father.Michael Cannon-Brookes has bought on Palm Beach's Snapperman Beach, just two doors away from his son, Mike Cannon-Brookes, the co-founder and CEO of Atlassian Software Systems who last year  spent $8.7 million to buy ... [Published Property Observer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Poacher turned gamekeeper

Andrew Mills made an unusual move when he took the role of Australia's Second Commissioner of Taxation in March 2014. In 2012, as director of tax advisory firm Greenwoods & Freehills, he launched and won legal action against the then tax commissioner ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Freehills, Insider
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Laneways the new retail hubs

Breathing new life into the city centre: Sydney Laneways project. Photo: Aspect Studios Sydney's laneway revitalisation program is to gain another four areas as the city embraces its inner-Melbourne feel and caters for the growth of residents in coming ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers band together to aid suicide prevention

Lawyers are taught to be pessimists - in fact it’s considered prudence, and it makes a great lawyer - but when transferred into private life it can cause difficulties.This is according to Holding Redlich partner Kathryn Howard, who is on the board for ... [Published Australasian Lawyer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Independently minded: Gilbert + Tobin founding partner on why mergers are off the menu for his firm

"Don't believe anything any of [the other firms] tell you," jokes Danny Gilbert, the managing partner of Australia's Gilbert + Tobin from his 37th floor Sydney office. "It's all window dressing."Among the most likeable and charismatic managing partners ... [Published Legal Week - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Herbert Smith Freehills COO defects to Minter Ellison

Herbert Smith Freehills’ (HSF) COO Janet Young has left for Australian firm Minter Ellison, two years after being appointed to the newly merged firm’s global executive team.Young was named joint COO with David Robinson following the tie-up between Herbert ... [Published The Lawyer - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Minter Ellison pulls off major appointment coup

Herbert Smith Freehills’ (HSF) chief operating officer (COO) Janet Young has moved to Minter Ellison in the same role.Young’s (pictured) role will include operational management of the firm’s non-legal functions, including finance, know-how, technology, ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Minter Ellison's Tony Harrington: The hardest challenge of all

Minter Ellison’s newly installed chief executive Tony Harrington is clear on how the Australian firm can succeed: it has to turn words into action. And he means three words in particular.“We’re building our culture around three verbs: collaborate, innovate ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Herbert Smith Freehills expects increased M&A in African oil industry

Simon Tysoe from law firm Herbert Smith Freehills sees a ‘buoyant’ M&A market in the not-too-distant future – but says the timing of the upturn is hard to predict. Tysoe reckons there are plenty of undervalued investment opportunities in Africa, especially ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jun 25 2014]

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"They are being far more rigorous with their approach, but they are certainly back in play again" said Mr Reed, the author of Freehills' 2014 Australian Public M&A report
"I am very excited about the opportunity to do something different" Mr Ashforth said
Ms Magraith said "Having acted on almost all of the major bank offerings of Basel III compliant hybrid securities, we are delighted to again be acting for the Joint Lead Manager syndicate on Macquarie's second offering of such securities since the introduction of Basel III, being the Macquarie Bank Capital Notes."

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Braking hard: Australia M&A deals slump most in... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 25 2014]
Weak dollar ignites value hunt (The West Austra... [Published West Australian - Sep 24 2014]
Bennett's business calls to Ashforth (The West ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 23 2014]
Full Federal Court confirms isolated nucleic ac... [Published JD Supra - Sep 19 2014]
More Cannon-Brookes buys at Palm Beach [Published Property Observer - Sep 19 2014]
Poacher turned gamekeeper [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Joint Lead Mana... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Philippines: the sun returning [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
Laneways the new retail hubs [Published Canberra Times - Sep 12 2014]
Lawyers band together to aid suicide prevention [Published Australasian Lawyer - Sep 10 2014]
Independently minded: Gilbert + Tobin founding ... [Published Legal Week - Sep 08 2014]
Telstra $1b buyback to cost taxpayers' hundreds... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 08 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills COO defects to Minter E... [Published The Lawyer - Sep 04 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills COO jumps ship for Aust... [Published Legal Week - Sep 04 2014]
Are lawyers more privileged than others? [Published Lexology - Sep 04 2014]
UK top 50: global tie-ups help boost equity par... [Published Legal Week - Sep 04 2014]
Minter Ellison pulls off major appointment coup [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Sep 03 2014]
Inaugural Philanthropy Leaders Named [Published Pro Bono Australia - Sep 02 2014]
Minter Ellison's Tony Harrington: The hardest c... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 29 2014]
Food And Flirting; How Firms Learn To Live With... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 10 2014]
Time Warner Deal Inches Closer as Murdoch's Fox... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 25 2014]
U.K. law firms have terminated 533 partners in ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 21 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills expects increased M&A i... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jun 25 2014]
Exclusive: New bank interest rate protection sc... [Published The Independent - Jun 23 2014]
BDA Advises CSLi on Acquisition of Controlling ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 27 2014]
Leading city lawyer took own life after tax inv... [Published Telegraph - May 26 2014]
Reading notes: Submissions to the ACNC Senate I... [Published Core Economics - May 18 2014]
Ex-Charterhouse Director Faces Hefty Legal Bill [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - May 12 2014]
Goodman Fielder turns down First Pacific, Wilma... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 28 2014]
Stagecoach threatens legal challenge over "brut... [Published Stagecoach Group - Mar 19 2014]
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Food And Flirting; How Firms Learn To Live With... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 10 2014]
By Michelle Price and Norihiko Shirouzu HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - In the early afternoon of Monday, Aug. 4, ten men in suits and casual business wear barged into a busy office at Mercedes-Benz's east China sales office, near Shanghai's Hongqiao ...
U.K. law firms have terminated 533 partners in ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 21 2014]
Legal Week reports that the U.K.’s 20 largest law firms by revenue terminated 533 partners in the 12 months preceding May 1, 2014. The terminations represented 6% of partners in the firms’ U.K. offices. Some 432 partners left their firms outright, ...
Herbert Smith Freehills expects increased M&A i... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jun 25 2014]
Simon Tysoe from law firm Herbert Smith Freehills sees a ‘buoyant’ M&A market in the not-too-distant future – but says the timing of the upturn is hard to predict. Tysoe reckons there are plenty of undervalued investment opportunities in Africa, especially ...
BDA Advises CSLi on Acquisition of Controlling ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 27 2014]
New York, NY, May 27, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Business Development Asia ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client CSLi Co, Ltd (“CSLi”), has acquired a 38.04% stake in Systran SA (“Systran”). CSLi is a Korean provider of language translation software ...
Reading notes: Submissions to the ACNC Senate I... [Published Core Economics - May 18 2014]
I previously commented  on the batch of submissions (all 16 of them) that were available during the weekend following the May 2, 2014 deadline for submissions. In the following week, 132 submissions were added for a total of 148 (one being a duplicate ...
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