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Gilbert + Tobin

Wholly-owned subsidiaries: same same but different

Australia - April 8 2014 Wholly-owned subsidiaries might exist for a number of reasons, whether it be for quarantining assets and liabilities, satisfying foreign legal

Cancellation of a domain name in infringement proceedings

Australia - November 17 2015 In the recent decision of Christian v Nestlé (No 2) regarding the above marks, the Full Federal Court considered the circumstances in which it would

ASIC Consultation Paper 239: disclosure documents: update to ASIC Instruments and guidance

Australia - October 31 2015 On 17 September 2015, ASIC released Consultation Paper 239: Disclosure documents: Update to ASIC instruments and guidance (CP 239), which proposes to

Holy smokes: parallel importation meets plain packaging

Australia - November 2 2015 The Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (TPP) and associated regulations set detailed requirements for the packaging of tobacco products in Australia

Gold, butter, egg yolk and telephone directories?

Australia - November 16 2015 The recent Full Court decision in Telstra v Phone Directories highlights the continuing difficulties experienced by brand owners in obtaining trade

Ambiguity and surrounding circumstances - the ambiguity remains: Mount Bruce Mining Pty Limited v Wright Prospecting Pty Limited 2015 HCA 37

Australia - November 18 2015 In this case, the High Court has unfortunately not, as perhaps hoped, finally resolved the question of whether ambiguity must first be shown in a

ASIC continues constitution pricing relief for registered managed investment schemes

Australia - November 18 2015 The new ASIC Corporations (Managed investment product consideration) Instrument 2015847 continues to provide certainty and flexibility to

Takeovers Panel seeks to clarify guidance on funding arrangements

Australia - November 18 2015 The proposed revisions to the Takeovers Panel's guidance on funding arrangements for bids seek to ensure there is no confusion following the recent

ASX consults on the operation of Listing Rule 7.1A

Australia - November 18 2015 ASX has reported that Listing Rule 7.1A (which allows mid to small cap companies to obtain a 12 month shareholder mandate to issue up to 10 of

PPS lease 90 day rule amended

Australia - November 18 2015 Amendments to the Personal Property Securities Act 2001 (Cth) so that a lease of serial numbered goods will only be deemed to be a PPS lease if its