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Allens side by side with clients raising more than $4 billion of capital
News 17 Apr 2020

In the current economic uncertainty, a number of companies have turned to the capital markets to raise fresh equity. Allens has been working side by side with clients to assist them through this ...

PPSA amendments for 'serial numbered goods'
Insight 24 Mar 2014

New legislation will amend the Personal Property Securities Act to remove the provision that deems leases of serial-numbered goods of more than 90 days to be a PPS lease These amendments will primarily benefit businesses in the leasing industry and will have a minimal but positive effect on ...

Murray in a muddle over retirement incomes
Insight 01 Oct 2014

A close reading of the retirement incomes chapter in the interim report of the Financial System Inquiry reveals a series of paradoxes ...

Taxation of certain unit trusts - 'attribution' model to replace 'present entitlement'
Insight 03 Dec 2014

You may be forgiven for having lost track of the proposed reforms to the taxation of managed investment trusts or MITs given that this initiative has been announced by successive Federal governments since 2010 Finally though an exposure draft of new legislation is expected to be released before ...

The disallowance of the FoFA Streamlining Regulation - what has been missed in all the noise?
Insight 03 Dec 2014

The Senates disallowance of the Corporations Amendment Streamlining Future of Financial Advice Regulation 2014 was messy However the same could be said of the process by which FoFA was originally enacted ...

Fighting to protect Fintech innovations
Insight 03 Dec 2014

The growth of financial services technology or Fintech as it is now called has exploded in recent years yet many of its creators dont realise that their innovations are patentable ...

Take care! Court confirms the devil in the details for PPSA registrations
Insight 10 Feb 2017

In a recent case a leasing company lost 23 million worth of leased equipment because it had registered the lease against the lessee companys ABN rather than its ACN - involving just two extra digits The equipment vested in the lessee company when it went into voluntary administration The court ...

Amendments to PPS lease law - what you need to know
Insight 22 May 2017

This Insight considers the effect of amendments to the Personal Property Securities regime, which are designed to reduce the PPSAs impact on the equipment hiring industry. ...

Allens advises Brambles on specialist containers acquisition
News 15 Sep 2014

International law firm Allens has advised global supply chain logistics company Brambles Limited on its acquisition of the Ferguson Group for an enterprise value of £320 million (US$545 million). ...

Cool PE deal: Allens acts on sale of air conditioning business
News 05 Feb 2014

Allens has acted for private equity firm Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd in the sale of the Actrol Group to Reece Australia Limited for $280 million. Corporate Partner and Co-Head of the firm' ...

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