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DibbsBarker to close up shop following Dentons deal
Business of Law 2018-03-22 10:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

DibbsBarker is closing its doors after signing a deal that will see 17 partners and support staff move to Dentons, the world’s largest firm. The […]

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ACCC raises concerns over Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-15 12:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Thursday that Pacific National’s proposed acquisitions of Aurizon’s Queensland intermodal freight haulage business and intermodal rail terminal at […]

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ACCC seeks more info on MYOB, Reckon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-13 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC is seeking more information on accounting software company MYOB Group Limited’s proposed acquisition of Reckon Limited’s practice management group. The consumer regulator said […]

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Cargill’s talks with Allens stay privileged in Viterra case
Corporate 2018-03-08 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra Malt has come up short in a second bid to access communications between Cargill Australia and its lawyers, in a case alleging fraudulent concealment […]

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Saputo in talks to sell milk plant to appease ACCC
Corporate 2018-03-05 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Canadian dairy giant Saputo said Monday it is considering selling a milk plant in Victoria to smooth regulatory approval of its proposed $1.3 billion deal […]

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Judge keeps lawyers in Cargill-Viterra suit on short leash
Corporate 2018-02-19 9:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge in the Supreme Court of Victoria hearing a case brought by Cargill Australia alleging fraudulent concealment in the $420 million sale of malt […]

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Start-up off hook for broken promises, rules NSW Appeals Court
Securities 2018-02-19 8:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A tech start-up that failed to deliver on a promise that investors would triple their money and was found liable for the entire investment has […]

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Billabong judge sets shareholder meeting to ok sale
Corporate 2018-02-14 12:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court judge overseeing the sale of Billabong has set a March date for a meeting of shareholders to weigh the company’s proposed sale […]

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NZ competition cop wants to block OfficeMax deal
Corporate 2017-11-03 8:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

New Zealand has asked the country’s High Court to block Platinum Equity LLC’s bid to buy OfficeMax Holdings Limited, echoing concerns voiced by Australia’s competition […]

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ACCC updates media merger guidelines for digital age
Competition & Consumer Protection 2017-11-01 2:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator on Wednesday released updated guidelines for media merger reviews, saying key to its analysis would be competition and media diversity, the impact of new […]

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