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Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Maddocks advises Kidman Resources on its successful $776 million scheme of arrangement September 12, 2019

Thursday 12 September The Federal Court has today approved the $776 million acquisition of Kidman by Wesfarmers by way of a scheme of arrangement. Maddocks has advised Kidman over its growth story, from tenement acquisitions, … Continued

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New franchising disclosure document guidance – your document may not measure up September 18, 2019

Franchising in Australia is a sector under scrutiny. The sector has been digesting the content of the Fairness in Franchising report and the inter-agency Franchising Taskforce has been established. In the meantime, the Australian Competition … Continued

NSW Minister has confirmed the NSW Modern Slavery Act is under review and could be canned

The confusion and uncertainty surrounding the NSW Modern Slavery Act looks set to be clarified with the relevant NSW Minister referring the NSW legislation to the Standing Committee on Social Issues for review.

We have been assisting many clients prepare for the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act which is already in force and requires large organisations to report annually on mandatory issues (such as due diligence and remediation processes taken to address the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains). For more information see our Practical Guide.

However, confusion and concern has surrounded the application and development of the NSW Modern Slavery Act, which is not yet in force but was ‘expected to commence on 1 July’. Instead, developments in NSW Parliament have made it clear that the NSW Modern Slavery Act will not commence in July but will instead be reviewed.

To read our full analysis on this, click here.

The confusion and uncertainty surrounding the NSW Modern Slavery Act looks set to be clarified with the relevant NSW Minister referring the NSW legislation to the Standing Committee on Social Issues for review.

We have been assisting many clients prepare for the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act which is already in force and requires large organisations to report annually on mandatory issues (such as due diligence and remediation processes taken to address the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains). For more information see our Practical Guide.

However, confusion and concern has surrounded the application and development of the NSW Modern Slavery Act, which is not yet in force but was ‘expected to commence on 1 July’. Instead, developments in NSW Parliament have made it clear that the NSW Modern Slavery Act will not commence in July but will instead be reviewed.

To read our full analysis on this, click here.

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