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Australia: medium pace

30-Jun-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

A prolonged period of tough trading conditions has forced a rebalancing in the top end of the legal market, while mid-sized players are growing

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Withers takes on Aussie private client market with local alliance

18-Dec-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Withers has entered the Australian private client market with the launch of a strategic alliance in Melbourne and Sydney, just months after it opened in San Francisco.

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Clydesdale replaces UK GC as Darbyshire returns to Australia role

16-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clydesdale Bank UK general counsel Jennifer Darbyshire has returned to Australia to resume her role at parent company National Australia Bank (NAB) with James Peirson taking over the UK role. 

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King & Wood Mallesons names new Aussie M&A head as incumbent moves to City

1-Dec-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

King & Wood Mallesons has revamped the management of its Australia corporate practice as Sydney-based M&A and tax head Tim Bednall prepares to transfer to London.

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Top five privacy and cyber predictions download subscription

DLA Piper 18-Dec-2014

DLA Piper presents its top five countdown of privacy and cyber predictions and trends and issues for 2015 including the ‘ripple effect’ — the impact of EU data protection regulation.

Health Alert — changes to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Cheney v Mid North Coast Local Health District; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 16-Dec-2014

DLA Piper has released the 15 December 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

The Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014 (cth) download subscription

DLA Piper 15-Dec-2014

The Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014 (Cth) (Bill) is currently before the Senate.

How to use annual leave to respond to market conditions download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Dec-2014

Mining company Glencore recently reacted to a depressed coal price by announcing a three-week shutdown during which employees would be asked to take annual leave.

At work when you’re not at work: employees and social media download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Dec-2014

At this time of year, employers need to be mindful that social media can be the Christmas present nobody wants.

Financial system inquiry — recommendations re innovation IP and technology download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Dec-2014

On 7 December the final report was issued by Australia’s Financial System Inquiry. This briefing is a summary of the key points relevant to innovation.

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence: more good news for the creative sector; product recalls and brand reputation weblink subscription

DLA Piper 9-Dec-2014

The December issue of Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence discusses brand reputation, broadcasting, data protection, gambling and more.

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