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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.

Asia-Pacific Infrastructure Partnership meets to discuss increased demand for PPPs in Asia-Pacific region

16 September 2011
The growing demand for essential infrastructure in Asia-Pacific region has seen the expansion of private investment in public infrastructure projects.

Water Corporation completes two significant WA renewable energy projects

19 September 2011
Corrs has advised the Water Corporation on its power purchase agreements for the output of two renewable energy projects, the Mumbida Wind Farm project and Greenough River Solar Farm project.

Corrs advises joint lead managers on CFO DealBook’s ‘Corporate Bond Deal of the Year’

26 September 2011
Fortescue Metal Group’s US$2.04 billion high yield bond issue was awarded the ‘Corporate Bond Deal of the Year’ at the annual CFO DealBook Awards event on Friday 23 September. The CFO DealBook Awards recognise the achievements of the very best in Australian finance throughout the year.

Billabong and Quiksilver prevail in broad-ranging intellectual property infringement case

6 October 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has acted for Billabong (ASX:BBG) and Quiksilver (NYSE:ZQK) in their successful Federal Court summary judgment application against Australian importer and retailer Paul’s Retail Pty Ltd, the entity behind Paul’s Warehouse.

Corrs CEO appointed to Australia in the Asian Century White Paper Advisory Panel

12 October 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Partner and CEO, John Denton has been appointed an external adviser on the Federal Government advisory panel to oversee the development of a white paper on the social, economic, strategic and environmental implications of the Asian century for Australia.

Corrs further boosts major projects and energy & resources capability

28 October 2011
Corrs has further boosted its major projects and energy & resources capability with the appointment of Andrew Chew as a partner in its Sydney Construction group.

Corrs appoints new Diversity Manager

9 November 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed Lisa Annese as the firm’s first Diversity Manager.