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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

UK Supreme Court rejects Australian approach to passing off

Australia, United Kingdom - May 15 2015 Over twenty years ago, in ConAgra v McCain (1992) (ConAgra), the Full Federal Court of Australia found that a complainant in a passing off action did

It's not you, it's me... How to exit from a joint venture and still remain friends

Australia - May 14 2015 Perhaps unsurprisingly in recent months we have experienced a sharp increase in queries from clients seeking a quick, easy and low-cost exit from

Forget planking, backdoor listing is the new craze!

Australia - May 14 2015 We had a $2 coffee at a West Perth café the other day. Whilst cheap coffees in Perth remain the exception rather than the norm, it is a stark reminder

Transfer of an interest in an exploration licence during its first year of term do you need Ministerial consent?

Australia - May 14 2015 The Western Australian Court of Appeal recently delivered its decision in Commissioner of State Revenue v Abbotts Exploration Pty Ltd2014 WASCA 211

No deal! Director v CFMEU and the future of negotiated resolutions in ACCC penalty proceedings

Australia - May 25 2015 Since the High Court's decision in Barbaro v The Queen, the Federal Court has increasingly scrutinised regulators and respondents attempting to

UK Supreme Court rejects Australian approach to passing off

Australia, United Kingdom - May 15 2015 Over twenty years ago, in ConAgra v McCain (1992) (ConAgra), the Full Federal Court of Australia found that a complainant in a passing off action did

Forget planking, backdoor listing is the new craze!

Australia - May 14 2015 We had a $2 coffee at a West Perth café the other day. Whilst cheap coffees in Perth remain the exception rather than the norm, it is a stark reminder

It's not you, it's me... How to exit from a joint venture and still remain friends

Australia - May 14 2015 Perhaps unsurprisingly in recent months we have experienced a sharp increase in queries from clients seeking a quick, easy and low-cost exit from

Good fences make good neighbours: safeguarding your right to mine against alternative infrastructure development

Australia - May 14 2015 It is the nature of operating in WA that mining companies will be faced with third parties wanting to obtain tenure that overlaps their tenements in