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Allens advises Blackstone on A$1.5 billion sale of La Trobe Financial to Brookfield
News 17 Jun 2022

Founded by the O'Neill family, La Trobe Financial is a leading Australian non-bank lender and asset manager with more than A$13 billion in assets under management. La Trobe manages fixed income ...

Allens advises VGI Partners on its merger with Regal Funds Management
News 08 Jun 2022

'We are delighted to have advised VGI on this important transaction alongside VGI's financial adviser, Jefferies Australia. The merger with Regal creates a market-leading provider of alternative ...

Allens has advised AUB on the proposed $880 million acquisition of Tysers
News 07 Jun 2022

Allens' Banking & Finance team assisted with the establishment of a new $675 million multi-currency debt facility in connection with the transaction. 'We congratulate AUB on this milestone ...

Sustainable procurement: five tips to manage ESG risk in your supply chain contracts
Insight 30 May 2022

Suppliers and service providers are a critical input into an organisation's ESG footprint, with supply chain contracts offering a key opportunity for businesses to realise their ESG goals. We provide our top tips on how businesses can optimise their supply chain contracts to meet ESG objectives. ...

Allens advises TPG on towers sale
News 10 May 2022

Under the transaction, OMERS will acquire 1,237 tower assets including 428 towers and 809 rooftop sites, representing approximately 21 per cent of TPG Telecom’s total mobile network footprint. 'We ...

Allens advises Bain Capital LLC on sale of Only About Children
News 09 May 2022

Based outside Sydney, OAC operates approximately 75 campuses located in the Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, with roughly two-thirds located within the greater Sydney ...

Federal Court finds cyber risk management is a critical obligation for financial services firms
Insight 06 May 2022

The Federal Court handed down its judgment in proceedings brought by ASIC against RI Advice on 5 May 20221. It found that, as result of its failure to manage cyber security risks and cyber resilience, RI Advice breached its obligations to do all things necessary to ensure that the financial services covered by the licence were provided efficiently and fairly, and to have adequate risk management systems in place. ...

Don’t panic! (Almost) everything you need to know about cyber risks, resilience and responsibilities
Insight 02 May 2022

Organisations today are both blessed and cursed with extraordinary amounts of data. The responsibility for information security and data governance starts and ends with the board and senior management. We offer a handbook to help navigate duties and liabilities and a checklist of questions directors should be asking. ...

Just in time: the full spectrum of amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure regime now passed
Insight 22 Apr 2022

The final anticipated amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act) have been passed in the nick of time, making their way through the Senate in its last sitting before the 2022 Federal Election. These latest amendments introduce new and enhanced obligations for risk management programs and security respectively, and the concept of ‘systems of national significance’. ...

Allens advises AustralianSuper and Singtel on Axicom acquisition
News 20 Apr 2022

The deal will see ATN – which is owned by AustralianSuper and Singtel – double its mobile tower footprint, with the addition of Axicom's 2,000 metro and outer-metro telecommunication sites. 'We are ...

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