Bird & Bird
Level 11 / 68 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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Section 155 of the Competition and Consumer Act 201o (Act) confers powers on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that allow it to issue notices for the compulsory obtaining of information, documents and evidence regarding suspected breaches of the Act. These notices can be issued to parties which are the subject of an investigation or merger review or to any third party whom the ACCC believes may have relevant information.
On 1 February 2018, the Australian government issued a new guidance which provides that foreign investors may only acquire agricultural land in Australia where there has been an "open and transparent sale process".
In employment law circles, the first Australian case in relation to the employment status of Uber drivers has been highly anticipated.
International law firm Bird & Bird has advised Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) on a 10 year agreement valued at up to A$184 million to supply managed satellite services to NBN Co Limited (nbn).
International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed Vince Baudille as a partner in the Sydney office, expanding its Real Estate practice group. Vince's appointment continues Bird & Bird's considerable expansion in the Australian market as the firm seeks to fulfil its ambition to be the number one law firm for organisations being changed by technology and the digital world.
International law firm Bird & Bird has today formally announced the appointment of four new partners to its Sydney office. These appointments reflect Bird & Bird's considerable expansion in the Australian market as the firm seeks to fulfil its ambition to be the number one law firm for organisations being changed by technology and the digital world.
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