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Aussie IP firm Davies Collison Cave to open in SG
Australian IP law firm Davies Collison Cave (DCC) is set to open an office in Singapore in the second half of 2015. Full Article
Australia's ANZ Bank wins appeal on landmark unfair fees class action
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group won an appeal against a court ruling that some of its credit card fees were unfair, after thousands of disgruntled customers launched Australia's biggest ever class action. Full Article
Vail Resorts buys Australia's largest mountain resort
New York-listed Vail Resorts will buy the largest mountain resort in Australia for $136 million in what will be its first international acquisition, the company said. Full Article
Australia's Slater & Gordon buys Quindell unit
Australian law firm Slater & Gordon Ltd said it has agreed to buy a unit of British technology and outsourcing company Quindell Plc for A$1.2 billion ($928.1 million), in a bid to penetrate the highly fragmented UK personal injury market Full Article
News Corp expands stake in Australia's APN media with $104 million deal
News Corp increased its stake in Australian media company APN News & Media Ltd, becoming the biggest foreign shareholder in the owner of some of the country's top rated radio shows with a $104 million share purchase. Full Article
Survey open: Thomson Reuters TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono
The TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono is an initiative of TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono service. The TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono looks at how much pro bono work law firms are undertaking on a country-by-country basis... Full Article

Features

Q&A with Justin Walkey, Chairman of Bird & Bird Asia Pacific
Justin Walkey, Chairman of Bird & Bird Asia Pacific, speaks to Kanishk Verghese about the firm’s key objectives in Asia, its growth strategy, and the challenges it faces in an increasingly competitive environment. Full Article
ALB Technology Panel: Part One
The need to work smarter, not harder is one of truisms of modern legal practice and it has never been more relevant in this era of industry-wide cost consolidation. One group of professionals at the forefront of this transition are... Full Article
Special Report: Perth 2013
FEATURE: The resources boom may have peaked, but there's still plenty of legal work to go round, argue Perth firms. Full Article
Insurance law: the right policy
FEATURE: With a renewed focus on risk and insurance following the recent surge in national disasters, ALB's Ben Abbott takes a closer look at insurance practices around the country. Full Article

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AEC Report: Potential, reality and the role for business
By Vriens & Partners | 27 May 14
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