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HWL Ebsworth advises on the IPO of 1414 Degrees

HWL Ebsworth acted for 1414 Degrees Ltd (ASX:14D), on its $16.3 million IPO and ASX listing, with trading of 14D shares commencing on 12 September 2018. Adelaide-based 1414 Degrees owns a patented Thermal Energy Storage System that utilises temperatures of up to 1414ºC and the latent heat properties of silicon to store and recover heat and … Read more

HWL Ebsworth advising Hong Kong Consortium led by Mason Group to acquire IVF provider Genea Limited by scheme of arrangement

HWL Ebsworth is advising the consortium led by Hong Kong listed Mason Group Holdings Limited, together with strategic investors, Aldworth Equity Management Limited, WeDoctor Holdings Limited (WeDoctor) on the proposed acquisition of 89.5% of Australia’s leading IVF provider, Genea Limited (Genea). Genea is Australia’s third-largest reproductive services provider. WeDoctor (which is backed by technology giant Tencent) is … Read more

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Offshore oil and gas projects: Proposed changes to improve transparency in environmental decision-making

The Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) has released draft changes to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009 (Cth) (Environment Regulations). These include the full publication of an environment plan (EP) on submission by the titleholder and on acceptance by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), … Read more

Coming soon: The Consumer Data Right

On 9 May 2018, the Australian Government announced its plans to create the Consumer Data Right (CDR) in Australia. The CDR is a regulatory scheme which confers a right on consumers to access their personal data as held by businesses and authorise access to their data by accredited third parties. This was intended to give … Read more

Recent trends in contributions between employer and non-employer tortfeasors

As the labour hire trend continues, the issue of apportionment between employers and non employers in personal injury claims is significant for insurers. Of particular interest are cases in which the employer’s role has been minimised. HWL Ebsworth’s Joanna Apostolopoulos has acted in two recent cases of that nature. In Avopiling v Bosevski [2018] NSWCA … Read more

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