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Advising on major deals in the technology sector March 21, 2017

The National Broadband Network (nbn) is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australia. The nbn will connect Australian homes and businesses to a faster broadband landline and internet network by 2020. Maddocks … Continued

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Maddocks advises Swinburne University of Technology on $118 million online education deal March 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Maddocks has advised Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) on a deal that will see SEEK (ASX:SEK) purchase a greater stake in Online Education Services, a joint venture between the university and … Continued

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For want of a comma, the case was lost…or when style becomes substance March 27, 2017

The United States case of O’Connor v Oakhurst Dairy handed down on 13 March 2017, dubbed the ‘$10 million comma case’, highlights the importance of punctuation and the legal consequences that can flow on from … Continued

Investment

Our Financial Services team works together with their clients to ensure the security and structuring of their investments.

How can we help?

Investments and Private Equity – Structuring

  • Legal and tax due diligence of acquisitions and divestments of interests in collective investment and other private equity structures (equities, alternative investments, property, infrastructure)
  • Establishment of special purpose investment vehicles, shareholder joint venture and partnership style arrangements
    Outsourcing – Investments, Custody and Administration
  • Investment mandates, investment management agreements, equities, fixed interest, infrastructure), transition manager agreements
  • Currency overlay and derivative hedge agreements, custody and administration services agreements.

Derivatives

  • Development of risk management provisions for Exchange Traded Over The Counter derivatives to control their use and to place counterparties on notice of any limitations and constraints
  • Legal analysis of futures trading arrangements.

Property Investment

  • Advising on all aspects of real estate acquisitions, including property due diligence and negotiating, exchanging and settling a variety of acquisition models, corporate and tax structuring advice, joint venture and property development agreements, property finance, master leasing documentation and construction documentation.

Our Financial Services team works together with their clients to ensure the security and structuring of their investments.

How can we help?

Investments and Private Equity – Structuring

  • Legal and tax due diligence of acquisitions and divestments of interests in collective investment and other private equity structures (equities, alternative investments, property, infrastructure)
  • Establishment of special purpose investment vehicles, shareholder joint venture and partnership style arrangements
    Outsourcing – Investments, Custody and Administration
  • Investment mandates, investment management agreements, equities, fixed interest, infrastructure), transition manager agreements
  • Currency overlay and derivative hedge agreements, custody and administration services agreements.

Derivatives

  • Development of risk management provisions for Exchange Traded Over The Counter derivatives to control their use and to place counterparties on notice of any limitations and constraints
  • Legal analysis of futures trading arrangements.

Property Investment

  • Advising on all aspects of real estate acquisitions, including property due diligence and negotiating, exchanging and settling a variety of acquisition models, corporate and tax structuring advice, joint venture and property development agreements, property finance, master leasing documentation and construction documentation.
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