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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

Latest News

Making waves: Maddocks advises on Manly Fast Ferry sale February 12, 2018

Monday 12 February 2018 Maddocks has advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to NRMA, Australia’s peak road association. The firm advised Richard and Will Ford, … Continued

Latest Article

Radio Refunds: How to avoid breaching your responsible lending obligations February 15, 2018

Background Major Australian retailer, Thorn Group, and its consumer leasing business, Radio Rentals, has agreed to refund almost $20 million to customers who entered into leases with the company following an ASIC investigation into breaches … Continued

Reading Room

  • Private equity and franchise networks: the next growth phase?

    Australia is a franchise nation. For several years, Australia has held one of the highest levels of franchisors per capita in the world and since the global financial crisis the franchise sector has performed well … Continued

  • Crowd funding update

    Crowd funding moves forward while legislation stalls Since our last update in March, Canberra’s political machinations have stalled progress on new equity-based crowd funding legislation becoming law.[1] By summoning Parliament to resume on 18 April … Continued

  • Crowd funding update

    Following on from our last update, the Federal Government has now moved closer to putting legislation in place to remove regulatory barriers to crowd-sourced funding, or ‘crowd funding’. While the commencement date remains to be … Continued

  • Crowd funding

    The Federal Government recently announced its intention to put in place legislation facilitating crowd-sourced equity funding, and that consultations to facilitate crowd-sourced debt funding will start soon. Crowd-sourced funding or ‘crowd funding’ typically involves the … Continued

  • Significant Investor Visa program to focus on venture capital funds, private equity and emerging companies

    The Federal government has announced a new complying investment framework for the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) and Premium Investor Visa (PIV) program which will come into effect on 1 July 2015. The SIV complying investment … Continued

  • Mandatory OTC Derivative reporting regime

    The over-the-counter (OTC) Derivative reporting requirements came into effect on 11 July 2013. New derivative transaction rules issued by ASIC require certain Reporting Entities to report certain OTC derivative transactions (‘Reportable Transactions’) to trade repositories. … Continued