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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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Super Alert – 16 August 2019

This week’s Super Alert reports on ASIC’s draft whistleblower policy guidance and the ATO’s update in relation to regulatory changes announced in the Federal Budget. ASIC releases draft whistleblower policy guidance On 7 August 2019, ASIC released a consultation paper and draft regulatory guide in relation to “proposed guidance for entities that must have a … Read more


Legal issues raised by machine learning systems

A version of this article first appeared in the Law Society of South Australia Bulletin. Artificial intelligence is a broad concept, used to describe any techniques whereby machines are imparted with some sort of human intelligence. Many recent developments in AI have focussed on a particular field known as ‘machine learning’, where systems evolve as … Read more


Utilising testamentary trusts

Testamentary trusts are an effective tool utilised for greater asset protection and certain tax benefits. This article will provide an insight into what a testamentary trust is, their benefits and the important things to consider when appointing a trustee. What is a testamentary trust and how do they operate? A trust is a relationship in … Read more


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