Australia’s 2024 Merger Reform Proposal: An Overview

Andrew Walker Andrew Walker from  KHQ Lawyers  on 

The Australian Government has recently proposed a significant overhaul of the country’s merger review system. The proposed merger reform seeks to amend the CCA to strengthen the merger review process and enhance competition in the market, and to create a more robust, streamlined, and transparent merger control regime.

Privilege Waived For Documents Voluntarily Disclosed To Asic

Paul Welling Paul Welling from  KHQ Lawyers  on 

In another key decision regarding legal professional privilege the Federal Court has ruled that a company waived privilege by disclosing a report to ASIC, despite a voluntary disclosure agreement (VDA) aiming to restrict its use.

Chile-United States Double Taxation Agreement

Gustavo Cuevas Gustavo Cuevas from  Cuevas Abogados  on 

On January 1 of this year, the agreement to avoid double taxation (CDT) between Chile and the United States came into force. Below are some of its more relevant aspects.

Frequently Asked Questions for Investing in Taiwan (part 2)

Hung Ou Yang Hung Ou Yang from  Brain Trust International Law Firm  on 

This article aims to assist the readers to understand how foreign companies can invest in Taiwan, by establishing a subsidiary, a branch office, or a representative office.

Damages By Another Name: Recovering Litigation Funding Costs In Class Actions

Michael Vieyra Michael Vieyra from  KHQ Lawyers  on 

You’ve got to hand it to litigation funders. They continue to explore novel ways to ameliorate the significant cost of class action litigation. In Hunt Leather Pty Ltd v Transport for NSW (No 4), the NSW Supreme Court determined that the litigation funding arrangement in that case did not constitute a recoverable head of damage for class members.