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Allens advises LOGOS consortium on $1.67bn logistics acquisition
News 06 Jul 2021

Moorebank Logistics Park is Australia's largest freight infrastructure project and will link Port Botany direct to rail terminals and warehousing on a 243-hectare site, greater than the size of the ...

Transferring jurisdiction over schemes from the courts to the Takeovers Panel
Insight 17 Jun 2021

In the federal budget, the Treasurer announced funding for a public consultation process to consider broadening the jurisdiction of the Takeovers Panel to include members' schemes of arrangement. The idea of transferring jurisdiction over schemes from the courts to the Panel is not a new one. ...

2 The Treasurer’s powers
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The mechanisms by which the FATA governs transactions involving a foreign person as acquirer are as follows. For each proposed transaction which constitutes both a notifiable action and significant action: the acquirer is legally obliged ...

General: Australian entities and business (not land rich or agricultural)
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Before applying the general rules as to when FIRB approval is needed to acquire a stake in an Australian entity or business, you must first ensure that none of the special rules apply (there are many). If the transaction relates to the ...

Allens advises GI Partners on acquisition of Cell Care
News 11 Jun 2021

Allens has advised US private equity firm GI Partners and its portfolio company, Generate Life Sciences (Generate), on Generate's acquisition of Cell Care, Australia's leading cord blood and tissue bank. ...

Allens advises QAF on Rivalea sale
News 10 Jun 2021

The sale includes 100 per cent of Rivalea Holdings Pty Ltd and 100 per cent of Oxdale Dairy Enterprise Pty Ltd, the combined group being an integrated pork producer in Australia with feed mills, pi ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments: ASIC leadership changes and other updates
Insight 26 May 2021

ASIC leadership changes; ASX advises constitution amendments for CHESS replacement, and launches consultation on oil and gas reporting amendments; ACCC teams up with UK and German competition regulators on merger control; Federal Court upholds record diesel emissions penalty ...

Allens advises Quantium on its expanded partnership with Woolworths Group
News 26 Apr 2021

Under the transaction, Woolworths Group will increase its shareholding in Quantium from 47 per cent to 75 per cent, with Quantium founders and team members retaining 25 per cent of the business. ...

Allocating FIRB completion risk in public M&A deals
Insight 22 Apr 2021

One of the issues a target board will need to consider when assessing a takeover by a foreign bidder is the mitigation of FIRB completion risk in the transaction, and the appropriate allocation of any residual risk between the bidder and the target. This is particularly an issue where the target's business includes critical infrastructure or raises national security issues. ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments: ASIC 'no action' position on virtual meetings; legislative clarification on the definition of casual employee; and other updates
Insight 21 Apr 2021

ASIC takes 'no action' position on virtual meetings but no such luck for electronic signatures; Fair Work Act amendments clarify the definition of casual employment; ASX Listing Rule amendments to commence from 5 June 2021; ASX updates Guidance Note 19: Performance Securities; Takeovers Panel remakes procedural rules; APRA provides guidance to ADIs on the use of indemnities in divestment transactions. ...

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