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2015

16 Dec 15

Allion acts for Sumatra Copper on convertible note issue

10 Dec 15

Allion acts on Cannabis transaction

Principal Philip Lucas and Senior Associate Ailyn Tydde are acting for Gleneagle Gold Limited on the acquisition of Zelda Therapeutics.

8 Dec 15

High Court makes emphatic decision on sham contracting

The case of Fair Work Ombudsman v Quest South Perth Holdings Pty Ltd is the first to examine the ODCO system in the context of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) sham contracting provisions. We have previously reported on the Full Federal Court decision in this case.

2 Dec 15

Allion acts for Galaxy Resources on $31m corporate debt refinancing

Principal Stuart Mengler and Senior Associate Ailyn Tydde acted as key legal advisers to Galaxy Resources on its recent successful $31m re-financing of corporate debt, via a 3 year facility from Hong Kong based OCP Asia.

1 Dec 15

Australia's new foreign investment regime

The Federal Government's overhaul of Australia's foreign investment regime comes into effect today, 1 December 2015.

25 Nov 15

Allion acts for ComOps on rights issue and placement

19 Nov 15

Allion acts for Minjar Gold on purchase of Kirkalocka Gold Project

Principal Stuart Mengler and Special Counsel Hayley Lawrance acted for Minjar Gold on the purchase of the Kirkalocka Gold Project from Mt Magnet South, which has now completed.

18 Nov 15

Innovative approach to office space pays dividends for Allion Legal

Concierges, focus rooms and flexible meeting spaces aren't the sorts of terminology you'd usually associated with the offices of a corporate law firm.

11 Nov 15

Allion Legal inaugural sponsors of the Agribusiness Association of Australia in WA

Allion Legal's continuing growth in the agribusiness sector has prompted it to become the inaugural sponsor of the Agribusiness Association of Australia (AAA) in Western Australia.

9 Nov 15

Allion Legal's Kathy Reid appointed to Volunteering WA Board

Allion Legal Principal Kathy Reid has been appointed to the Board of Volunteering WA joining with two other talented appointees.

6 Nov 15

Allion acts for DP World Australia on development and acquisition of Port of Burnie, Tasmania

5 Nov 15

Proposed amendments to the Western Australian Mining Act

The Mining Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (Bill), originally introduced into the Western Australian Parliament in April 2015, has now been passed by the Legislative Assembly and is currently being considered by the Legislative Council.

2 Nov 15

Public Private Partnerships, a first for Allion & WA Schools

Stephen Byrne a Principal in Allion Legal's Projects & Infrastructure team recently advised on Allion's first ever Public Private Partnership (PPP) - the $370 million WA Schools PPP project.

28 Oct 15

Allion acts for Central Agri Group on acquisition of Carpenter Beef

26 Oct 15

Allion acts for Sprintex on partially underwritten entitlement issue

23 Oct 15

Allion acts on unsolicited and competing bid by Evolution Mining

22 Oct 15

Allion acts for OBJ Limited on share placement and share purchase plan

8 Oct 15

Allion acts for Veda on acquisition of ReachTEL

17 Sep 15

Allion acts for Timah Resources on acquisition, ASX listing and fundraising

11 Sep 15

Allion joins leading advisers on NSW Government's new social impact investment initiative

8 Sep 15

Allion acts for Galaxy Resources on mineral sands earn-in agreement

7 Sep 15

Allion Legal appoints senior corporate / resources lawyer

30 Jul 15

Binding negotiations via email

A number of Western Australian and National cases decided in the last year have held that email negotiations are binding on the parties (even where no documents, not even a heads of agreement, have been agreed or signed).

24 Jul 15

Allion acts for Heron Resources on raising of up to A$20m and strategic relationship

10 Jul 15

Improved Mining Exploration Regulations for NSW

The NSW Government has radically overhauled its process of NSW exploration regulation, with tough new streamlined rules across all types of exploration activities.

9 Jul 15

Allion acts for Phoenix Gold on proposed takeover bid by Zijin Mining Group

9 Jul 15

Allion acts for Geopacific Resources on capital raising

8 Jul 15

Allion acts for Veda Group on acquisition of ZipID

1 Jul 15

Allion Legal selected as member of NSW Treasury Prequalification Scheme

15 Jun 15

Allion acts for Australian Mines on strategic farm-in agreement

15 Jun 15

Allion acts for Minjar Gold on purchase of Kirkalocka Gold Project

4 Jun 15

Allion acts for ADM Capital on its $23.5m Australian agribusiness project

1 May 15

Allion acts for Phoenix Gold on strategic partnership with Evolution Mining

28 Apr 15

Allion acts for LandCorp on Cockburn Coast redevelopment

24 Apr 15

Allion acts for LandCorp on sale of old Port Hedland hospital site

23 Apr 15

Allion acts for Altura Mining on partially underwritten non-renounceable rights issue

22 Apr 15

Allion acts for Torres Industries on sale of its Torres Straits pilotage business

22 Apr 15

Allion acts for Galaxy Resources on sale of Jiangsu Lithium Carbonate Plant

16 Apr 15

Allion acts for RG Property on shopping centre acquisition

27 Mar 15

Contractors or employees? Full Federal Court clarifies sham contracting

The Full Federal Court in Fair Work Ombudsman v Quest South Perth Holdings Pty Ltd [2-15] FCAFC 37 has clarified the law on sham contracting and what it means for an independent contractor to be genuinely carrying on their own business.

10 Mar 15

Allion continues to develop projects and infrastructure depth

10 Mar 15

Exploration Development Incentive passed

On 3 March 2015, Federal Parliament passed legislation to implement the Federal Government's election commitment to provide an Exploration Development Incentive (EDI).

4 Mar 15

Allion acts for Ascot Capital on the sale of industrial property

3 Mar 15

Allion acts for Western Uranium Corporation on bid for Black Range Minerals Limited

24 Feb 15

Allion acts for Sprintex Limited on partially underwritten rights issue

13 Feb 15

Allion acts for Primary Gold Limited on fully underwritten capital raise

13 Feb 15

ASX's new Guidance Note on Trading Policies

In the last week of January (Friday, 30 January to be precise) ASX released an overhauled Guidance Note 27 on trading policies.

12 Feb 15

FIRB: Threshold reduced for agricultural land

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced yesterday that the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) screening threshold for foreign purchasers of agricultural land will be significantly reduced.

 

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