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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. 

Sydney

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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Health Alert — Julia Clare v Australian Community Pharmacy Authority; Dr Reid v Medical Council of NSW; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 23-Dec-2014

DLA Piper has released the 22 December 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

Global: 24 privacy authorities worldwide call for more mobile app privacy download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

The increased focus of national data protection authorities on the processing of personal data through mobile apps was again confirmed in an open letter from a group of data protection authorities.

Patentability of isolated nucleic acid: US vs Australia download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

Patents directed to genetic material have been t­­­­he subject of significant public discourse and legal challenge worldwide.

Australian government seeking more efficient delivery of public sector functions through contestability download subscription

Minter Ellison 18-Dec-2014

On Monday 15 December the Australian government announced its ‘Efficiency through Contestability Programme’, as part of the mid-year economic and financial outlook. 

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.

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