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HWL Ebsworth helps write the script for global athlete media merger

HWL Ebsworth has advised Unscriptd on its sale to The Players Tribune, Inc (TPT). The transaction completed on 30 November 2018 with Unscriptd receiving an undisclosed percentage of the share capital in TPT. Unscriptd is a leading global athlete media & technology business that was founded in 2014. Unscriptd enables athletes to be better publishers … Read more

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

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Tax Insight: Real and significant risks for tax practitioners who fail to keep their tax affairs up to date

On 11 December 2018, the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) announced that it had launched a new compliance campaign targeting tax practitioners (Practitioner) who have outstanding tax obligations. The campaign is set to be fully implemented by February 2019. Why target registered tax practitioners? The TPB is concerned that non-compliant Practitioners are undermining trust and confidence in … Read more

New mandatory wording required when warranties are given for services

The Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 (Cth) (regulations) have been amended to require businesses giving a warranty against defects to consumers for the supply of services (or the supply of goods and services together) to include mandatory text in the warranty. This change comes into effect, on and from 8 June 2019. The mandatory text … Read more

Private Equity Outlook 2019: Trends, predictions and insights on the Australian private equity sector

Welcome to our report on the outlook for Australian private equity in 2019. This report is informed by discussions with private equity funds and other industry participants and draws on recent experience of specialist team members across our private equity practice. Following a strong year of private equity activity in 2018, we provide our predictions … Read more

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