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HWL Ebsworth acts for Griffiths Goodall Insurance Brokers on its sale to PSC Insurance Group Limited

HWL Ebsworth has advised Griffiths Goodall Insurance Brokers (GGIB) on the sale of its business to ASX listed broker, PSC Insurance Group Limited (PSC) for $48 million. GGIB is a Shepparton based insurance broker established in 1989 which has grown to become one of the largest regional independent insurance brokers in Australia. GGIB is a … Read more


HWL Ebsworth has advised Centuria on the acquisition of two industrial property assets for $42.3 million across Victoria and Queensland

HWL Ebsworth has advised Centuria on the acquisition of two industrial property assets for $42.3 million across Victoria and Queensland and on the associated capital raising of $70 million by Centuria Industrial REIT (ASX: CIP). The Victorian acquisition was led by Partner David Marriott and Senior Associate Rupert Lugo with the assistance of Law Graduate … Read more


HWL Ebsworth helps Whispir make some noise by making its ASX debut

HWL Ebsworth has acted for Whispir (ASX: WSP) on its recent initial public offering and ASX listing. The oversubscribed IPO raised $47 million via the issue of 29.4 million shares at $1.60 each, comprised of a primary raise of $27 million and a secondary sell down by existing shareholders of $20 million. Whispir commenced trading … Read more


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The importance of strategic direction in planning schemes

A recent Planning Panels Victoria report, Moira C88 (PSA) [2019] PPV 34 (3 June 2019), has highlighted the need for local councils to adopt a clear, coherent and up-to-date strategic direction in their planning scheme regarding commercial land zones. The Panel considered a joint planning permit application and amendment to the Moira planning scheme (Planning … Read more


Queensland Government requires full compliance with PFAS Policy

As discussed in our recent PFAS update on 20 March 2019, Per and Poly-Fluroalkyl Substances (PFAS) present an increasing risk to human health and the environment. In response to the risk, the Queensland Government has been working with industry to phase out the use of PFAS containing firefighting foams. As of 7 July 2019, companies … Read more


Super Alert – 11 July 2019

This week’s Super Alert looks at ATO’s updated Protecting Your Super (PYS) Q&A document, ASIC’s proposed action in relation to two Class Orders due to sunset in October and APRA’s Member Outcomes FAQs. ATO updates PYS Q&A document On 8 July 2019, the ATO advised that it had updated its PYS Q&A document to reflect … Read more


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