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8 June 2017

Leading Australian law firm MinterEllison was today named Official Lawyers of Invictus Games Sydney 2018, being staged next year from 20-27 October.

7 June 2017

Safetrac, a wholly-owned subsidiary business of MinterEllison, was this week recognised as the best compliance training program provider in the Asia Pacific region at the annual LearnX Impact Awards Asia Pacific 2017.

2 June 2017

Last night in Hong Kong, MinterEllison won the coveted award for Innovation in Strategy & Changing Behaviours at the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017, and was joint winner of the award for Innovation in Enabling Business Growth.

26 May 2017

MinterEllison has joined some of Australia's leading businesses, including Westpac, Woolworths, Australia Post, EnergyAustralia, and Lendlease, as a founding member of CoVentured, a new platform launched this week that connects corporate Australia with the growing community of startups.

24 May 2017

Last week, MinterEllison was feted on two continents for its service excellence and outstanding contribution to client work.

19 May 2017

Last night in Beijing, MinterEllison has won the Business Excellence Award for Professional Services at the 24th annual AusCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards.

17 May 2017

Today, MinterEllison is supporting International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT Day) with events across its offices in Australia.

2 May 2017

Leading Australian law firm MinterEllison has completed its first property transfer involving a financial settlement using the PEXA platform.

20 April 2017

The contract signing for Queensland's first social benefit bond (SBB), which aims to reduce the number of Aboriginal and Torres Islander children in out-of-home care, was announced on 31 March by the Queensland Government.

10 April 2017

Mobile service reseller, ASX-listed amaysim Australia Limited, has announced a binding agreement to acquire Australia's first online energy retailer Click Energy for A$120 million. The consideration will comprise A$80 million cash and A$40 million of scrip.

30 March 2017

MinterEllison is pleased to announce that Paul Shillington has joined the firm's M&A practice in Perth as a partner.

30 March 2017

Mesoblast Limited has successfully completed a fully underwritten institutional placement to raise A$52.5 million.

13 March 2017

Cyber security can no longer legitimately be considered the domain of IT alone, according to the MinterEllison Perspectives on Cyber Risk Report 2017 released today – yet the Report's findings show that Australian companies are being too slow to take the necessary action to mitigate and manage that risk.

7 March 2017

Kajima Corporation, through its Australian subsidiary Kajima Australia, has acquired a majority stake in construction group Cockram Construction in Australia.

7 March 2017

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 and the Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017 introduced into Parliament by the Federal Government are designed to protect vulnerable workers, abolish four yearly modern award reviews and deal with procedural deficiencies with the making of enterprise agreements.

28 February 2017

Leading Australian-based international law firm MinterEllison acted on 7 of the top 10 Australian takeover bids and schemes of arrangement for the second half of 2016 identified by ASIC in its Regulation of Corporate Finance Report.

8 February 2017

A recent decision of Australia's Full federal Court has significant repercussions for indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs) and poses a considerable risk for projects that have relied on ILUAs to address native title, according to MinterEllison Native Title specialist Richard Abraham.

8 February 2017

Chinese companies seeking outbound projects – and Australian companies looking to secure Chinese outbound investment – need to be aware of changes in the rules applying to foreign exchange remittances as these could impact their deal structures and timing, according to foreign investment experts from MinterEllison.

2 February 2017

A predicted increase in the demand for infrastructure bonds will help drive an upswing in demand amongst retail investors in the Australian bonds market this year according to leading bonds market commentator James Hutton, Partner MinterEllison.

16 January 2017

MinterEllison has achieved 29 Australian rankings across a range of practice areas and bands in the Chambers Asia-Pacific legal directory for 2017, making the firm one of the most highly ranked in Australia.