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Outgoing Ambassador to China, Dr Geoff Raby appointed as Co-Chair of Corrs’ China practice

4 August 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Geoff Raby as an adviser and Co-Chair of the firm’s China practice.

Corrs hosts Prime Minister’s inaugural Address in the Per Capita Reform Agenda Series

4 August 2011
In today’s address to the Per Capita Reform Agenda series, the Prime Minster said that, while there is a lot of debate about the sustainability and predicted level of China’s growth, she still expects the demand for resources to continue and commodity prices to remain high.

Corrs advises Yancoal Australia Limited on acquisition of Syntech Resources

5 August 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised Yancoal Australia Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yanzhou Coal Mining Company in China, on its acquisition of Syntech Resources Pty Ltd.

ACCC tasked with preventing carbon price exploitation

8 August 2011
The ACCC will form a new 20-person team dedicated to tracking down and punishing companies who attempt to make false or misleading claims about the impact of the carbon price on their prices.

Corrs navigates the waves of Financial Services Reform at the 2011 FSC Conference

9 August 2011
Corrs sponsored the Annual Conference of the Financial Services Council which was held on 3 - 5 August 2011 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme of the conference was “Navigating Change” and the conference attracted over 800 delegates from across the financial services industry in Australia.

ASFA celebrates in Canberra and launches research into the economic contribution of superannuation in Australia

17 August 2011
To mark the 20th anniversary of the announcement of the Superannuation Guarantee in Australia, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia hosted a dinner in the Great Hall of Parliament House on 16 August 2011. Corrs was represented at the event by Michael Chaaya, Partner and member of the ASFA Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Policy Sub-Committee.

Corrs advises Water Corporation on Mundaring Water Treatment Plant PPP

29 August 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised the Water Corporation on the A$300 million Mundaring Water Treatment Plant (MWTP), the second Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Western Australia.

Corrs advises Straits Resources on Hillgrove Antimony-Gold sale

7 September 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is advising ASX-listed Straits Resources Limited (ASX: SRQ) (Straits) on the sale of its Hillgrove Antimony-Gold Project to Court Resources WA Pty Ltd (proposed to be renamed Ancoa NL) for a purchase price of A$40-million in cash and shares.