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Independent Review delivers its verdict on Australia’s aid program

6 July 2011
The Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness has found Australia has a good aid program and is an effective performer by global donor standards.

Corrs completes complex demerger of Foster’s Beer and Wine businesses

28 June 2011
The 2011 Foster’s Group demerger involved structural separation of a fully integrated business. Corrs successfully navigated complex demerger arrangements which resulted in the creation of the world’s biggest listed stand-alone wine company and the only Australian owned and listed beer company.

Corrs advises Government on definitive agreements between Telstra and NBN Co and on USO agreement

23 June 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised the Government on the $9 billion definitive agreements between Telstra and NBN Co. The Telstra / NBN Co agreements form part of the suite of agreements between NBN Co, Telstra and the Commonwealth relating to structural separation, the implementation of the NBN and associated reforms.

Corrs advises Melco Crown Entertainment on Macau Studio City acquisition

23 June 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised NASDAQ-listed Melco Crown Entertainment Limited on the acquisition of a 60 per cent interest in the Macau City Studio Project.

Gold Coast Rapid Transit project reaches financial close

9 June 2011
Finance for the $1 billion Gold Coast Rapid Transit (GCRT) project was confirmed on 7 June 2011, signalling the start of the first Australian public private partnership to be completely financed by foreign funds.

Michael Chaaya presents at IPEBLA’s international conference

24 May 2011
Michael Chaaya, Partner of Corrs Chambers Westgarth and member of its Financial Services Industry Division Leadership Team, today presented a paper to the 13th International Conference for the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association (IPEBLA).

John W.H. Denton delivers keynote address at Oxfam Mining Symposium

20 May 2011
Corrs Partners and CEO John W.H. Denton addressed attendees of the Oxfam Mining Symposium yesterday, delivering the keynote address on “Global drivers of sustainable financing”.

Business Council of Australia supports Austrade reforms

18 May 2011
The Business Council of Australia has strongly supported the reforms to Austrade announced yesterday by the Minister for Trade, Craig Emerson.

Assistant Treasurer delivers Post-Budget Address at Corrs

17 May 2011
The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, delivered a post-Budget Address to senior representatives of Australia’s leading financial services and corporate institutions at Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Melbourne yesterday.