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Sep 16, 2020

Late last year, we advised that the New Zealand Government had announced that it would introduce a new “national interest test”. The fall out… Read more

New Zealand: Greater protections in the New Zealand national interest
Sep 16, 2020

The Brazilian Federal Revenue, Itajaí’s Port at Santa Catarina State, has retained 25,000 playing cards due to a suspect of trademark infringement. Read more

Brazil: Brazilian Superior Court uphold decision issued by São Paulo State Appeals Court condemning importer of counterfeit products
Sep 16, 2020

“.com” domain names comprising generic words, such as booking.com, are very valuable pieces of online real estate. The question is whether these… Read more

South Africa: IS BOOKING.COM A TRADE MARK?
Sep 16, 2020

Whether you are an 80s, 90s, or now kid, you are likely to have fond memories associated with practising and perfecting the “pointy S” symbol.… Read more

South Africa: The curious case of the iconic “pointy S”
Sep 16, 2020

Cooper Grace Ward has advised Papuan Minerals Pty Ltd on a transaction with Golden Birch Resources Inc to sell-down an interest of up to 85%… Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Ward advises on PNG mining transaction
Sep 16, 2020

Cooper Grace Ward is preparing to celebrate its 40th year of operation in December 2020. Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Ward prepares for milestone celebration
Sep 16, 2020

Cooper Grace Ward is pleased to announce that 12 lawyers have been promoted to senior positions including three new partners. These latest promotions… Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Ward starts new financial year with 12 promotions including 3 partners
Sep 16, 2020

Since the start of the year, Cooper Grace Ward has closely followed the COVID-19 situation in Australia and reported on the constantly changing… Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Wards COVID-19 resource hub for clients
Sep 16, 2020

Facing a once-in-a century pandemic, the Australian Government co-ordinated the country’s response to keeping its people healthy and safe in… Read more

Australia: Maddocks advises the Australian Government on privacy aspects of the COVIDSafe app
Sep 16, 2020

Maddocks has appointed Briana Eastaugh, Sam Kingston and Sonia Sharma as partners from 1 July. Read more

Australia: Maddocks appoints three new partners as part of latest senior lawyer promotions
Sep 16, 2020

A growing number of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed companies are throwing out lifelines for additional capital to bolster depleted… Read more

Australia: ASX and ASIC introduce new temporary rules to facilitate capital raising
Sep 16, 2020

On 23 March 2020 Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister, announced a UK wide lockdown. Businesses and schools overnight were forced to close or… Read more

England: Difficult times call for innovative measures to assist the restructuring of businesses in the UK
Sep 16, 2020

The end of June saw the introduction of the Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020. Described as the biggest shakeup to the UK’s insolvency… Read more

England: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – Implications for Construction Contracts
Aug 04, 2020

We are pleased to announce that BSJP was ranked in the 18th Ranking of Law Firms drawn up by the editorial team of the Rzeczpospolita daily,… Read more

BSJP ranks strong in the Ranking of Law Firms by Rzeczpospolita
Jun 10, 2020

On Friday 5 June 2020, the Treasurer announced a number of proposed reforms to the Australian foreign investment review framework. The reforms… Read more

Further dramatic changes to Australian foreign investment rules
Mar 30, 2020

As part of the Australian Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Treasurer made an announcement on Sunday 29 March 2020 that all… Read more

COVID - 19: Australia dramatically tightens foreign investment rules
Mar 05, 2020

Brisbane-based commercial law firm Cooper Grace Ward has announced it has integrated a team of eight into its property service offering, growing… Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Ward expands property team to 35 with 8 new hires
Mar 05, 2020

Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers is proud to have been recognised as an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA). Read more

Australia: Cooper Grace Ward recognised as Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council of Australia
Jan 28, 2020

This month, the UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) released its consultation on proposals for modernising the regulatory framework on outsourcing… Read more

Scotland: PRA Consultation on Outsourcing and third party risk management
Jan 28, 2020

We live in an era where now, more than ever before, people are investing huge amounts of their time and money in their own personal image. The… Read more

Scotland: Market consolidation in cosmetic dentistry – a pretty picture?
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