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HWL Ebsworth advises the South Australian Government on the Lands Services commercialisation

HWL Ebsworth is pleased to be advising the South Australian government as the external legal adviser on the commercialisation of its transactional land services. HWL Ebsworth has worked under the leadership of the Crown Solicitor’s Office Chief Commercial Counsel, Chris Gray, since being appointed in August 2016. On Thursday it was announced that Land Services … Read more


HWL Ebsworth Lawyers advises ResourceCo on clean energy funding

Leading national law firm HWL Ebsworth has assisted ResourceCo Pty Ltd in relation to its $30 million funding facility with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to build two new plants to transform waste materials into solid fuel, known as Processed Engineered Fuel (PEF). The first plant will be built at Wetherill Park in Sydney and … Read more


HWL Ebsworth advises the Mantra Group Limited on its acquisition of the Art Series Hotel Group

HWL Ebsworth is advising Mantra Group Limited on its acquisition of the Art Series Hotel Group from the Deague Group for $52.5 million. Entry into binding agreements (subject to customary completion conditions) was announced yesterday. The transaction encompasses the acquisition of seven hotels in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide under a combination of leasehold and management … Read more


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Tax Insight: Reduced corporate tax rate – New passive income test

Yesterday, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan Base Rate Entities) Bill 2017 was introduced in the House of Representatives, placing further limits on the eligibility for the reduced corporate tax rate, currently 27.5%. What’s changed? Currently, a company qualifies for the reduced corporate tax rate of 27.5% if they are a corporate tax entity … Read more


21st Edition – National Insolvency & Reconstruction Quarterly Review

Welcome to the latest edition of our National Insolvency & Reconstruction Quarterly Review for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017. A significant amount of activity has occurred in our space over the last quarter and we outline a few of those matters in this edition. In particular, our team: Examines some of … Read more


Pre-appointment work – where is the line?

The importance of a Declaration of Independence, Relevant Relationships and Indemnities (DIRRIs) and the independence of external controllers has been a focus for an extended period of time, since before the ASIC v Franklin decision.  In increasingly large and complex insolvency matters, the issues of independence and its perception of independence are matters that not … Read more


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