Freehills

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Name: Freehills
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 Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gone but not forgotten…is the archaic ground of prior claiming relevant to “whole of contents” novelty?

Freehills Patent Attorneys ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Freehills, Patent
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Stellar student has a generous spirit

Rachel Lee (pictured) is an extremely motivated law student with a deep-seated desire to help people.The 22-year-old was the winner of The Law Student Award, proudly sponsored by The College of Law, but she was unable to attend the Awards ceremony.This ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Herbert Smith Freehills advises SpeedCast on A$150 million IPO

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast) in relation to its initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, which raised A$150 million. The IPO consisted of an institutional offer ... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

KWM, Bakers and HSF have strongest brands in Asia, research finds

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has topped a survey of Asia-Pacific general counsel aimed at identifying the firms with the strongest brands in the region.Legal research company Acritas compiled the responses of 379 in-house counsel working in organisations ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Brightoil on US$1.1 billion acquisition of China offshore blocks

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that the firm has taken the lead in advising Hong Kong-based and-listed energy and resources company Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited on its successful US$1.1 billion cash acquisition of Kerr-McGee ... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Herbert Smith Freehills Obtains Important Decision for Non-U.S. Banks Which Maintain a New York Branch

In a case of first impression in the New York state courts, the New York Supreme Court has held that maintaining a branch office in New York does not, in itself, subject a non-U.S. bank to general personal jurisdiction in New York.In Gliklad v. Bank Hapoalim, ... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

DFDL Cambodia: Commercial Arbitration Breakfast | 4 September 2014

The emerging markets of the ASEAN region are important trade and investment markets for international companies and investors.  Investors must consider the availability of efficient resolution mechanisms for commercial disputes when deciding whether to ... [Published DFDL - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Food And Flirting; How Firms Learn To Live With China Antitrust Raids

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 ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

ASIC clarification on superannuation wholesale/retail test

ASIC has just released Media Release 14.191 entitled ‘Statement on wholesale and retail investors and SMSFs’. The release provides welcome guidance on the previous vexed classification of SMSF trustees as wholesale or retail clients.The thrust of the ... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 11 2014]

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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."
"The city's support in activating the laneway structures and its upgrade initiatives have proven to be extremely successful" said Hemmes
"We've had lots of approaches," Gilbert concedes. "We haven't had any offers because it never comes to that, but we've had a lot of people over the last several years come in here and talk about the future and [ask] would G+T be interested in throwing their lot in. At one time I thought we should entertain the idea but I never thought that in the context of talking to anybody. And the more people I talk to, the more I think I don't want to do this."
"If more large corporate entities follow suit, the overall cost to the government in the short term will be significant" said IPA senior tax adviser Tony Greco

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Herbert Smith Freehills advises Joint Lead Mana... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
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]
Gone but not forgotten…is the archaic ground of... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
Four Firms Digging Into BHP Billion Breakup [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 20 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills advises CBA on its A$2 ... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 19 2014]
Deloitte review of AGL NSW political donations [Published Noodls - Aug 14 2014]
Infrastructure charges reform: An update on cha... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 14 2014]
Stellar student has a generous spirit [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Aug 14 2014]
Trophy hunter [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Aug 14 2014]
Baker & McKenzie eyes Shanghai Free Trade Zone ... [Published Legal Week - Aug 14 2014]
Stem cell patentability: European update follow... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Aug 14 2014]
Herbert Smith Freehills advises SpeedCast on A$... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
Top senior associate towers above the rest [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Aug 13 2014]
Law firm breaks $2.5 billion revenue: The first... [Published Australasian Lawyer - Aug 13 2014]
Morning Briefing: Slater & Gordon reports large... [Published Australasian Lawyer - Aug 13 2014]
KWM, Bakers and HSF have strongest brands in As... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 12 2014]
Cheap credit spurs Australian acquisitions [Published Finance Asia - Aug 12 2014]
Domestic law firms challenging global law firms... [Published MP Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Sexual harassment ruling 'a warning for employers' [Published WA Today - Aug 12 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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