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ASIC is keeping a close eye on investor/analyst briefings

By newseditor on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Another reporting season is nearly here, bringing with it the usual market disclosures and the subsequent investor and analyst briefings. ASIC's high profile proceedings against Newcrest Mining Limited last year, which saw it secure a significant $1.2M fine against Newcrest for breaches of Australia's continuous disclosure laws arising from selective investor briefings, are a cautionary tale for listed entities.

Are you legally a parent? This may sound like an unusual question, but it is something that can have big implications for couples who use an artificial conception procedure (eg IVF or surrogacy) to have a family.

LIV Legal Careers Fair 2015

By newseditor on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The LIV Legal Careers Fair is set to kick off on 1 July 2015 from 5:00PM - 8:00PM at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Lander & Rogers' HR team will be there, along with a number of our lawyers, to talk to prospective seasonal clerks about opportunities at Lander & Rogers.

How to manage poor performing employees

By newseditor on Monday, June 22, 2015

In what is a perennial human resources issue, poor performing employees can have a serious impact on an organisation or business.There are the obvious risks of reinstatement, of financial compensation or lost wages, legal costs and management time spent. Then there are hidden costs affecting the rest of the company's workforce, creating lower morale, lower productivity and high turnover.

Royal Commission into Family Violence - Government Submission

By newseditor on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Royal Commission into Family Violence (Victoria) has now finished receiving written submissions and public hearings are scheduled to begin in July 2015.

Lander & Rogers has advised Stockland on its acquisition of a portfolio of eight retirement villages in South Australia. The exchange of contracts took place on 4 June.

Champions of change tackle gender inequality

By newseditor on Wednesday, June 03, 2015

"There are more ASX 200 companies run by men named Peter than by women" quipped Janet Morrison Menzies at a Women's Business networking event hosted by Lander & Rogers last week.

Same sex marriage – Ireland has its say

By newseditor on Monday, June 01, 2015

A landmark referendum in the Republic of Ireland has given the green light to same-sex marriage.  The Irish nation opened the vote to its people on 22 May 2015, which resulted in a majority of constituencies voting in favour of legalising same-sex marriage.

The "Business of Football" with guest speaker, Gill McLachlan

By newseditor on Thursday, May 28, 2015

This week, Lander & Rogers held the second event in our "Business of Football" series. The intimate client lunch was hosted by our lawyers, Peggy O'Neal, President of Richmond Football Club, and Derek Humphery-Smith, former AFL field umpire.

Financial Agreements - what do you need to know?

By newseditor on Thursday, May 28, 2015

A Financial Agreement records a couple's intentions in relation to how some, or all, of their property and financial assets will be divided in the event that they separate. These assets can include real estate, bank accounts, shares and investments and superannuation.

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