New international law firm announced

Will have more than 1,400 lawyers and legal professionals operating from 18 locations across Canada, the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


Firm advises on $220m private equity transaction

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Archer Capital on its acquisition of credit reporting and debt recovery company Dun & Bradstreet’s Australia and New Zealand business for $220m.


IOOF scandal: shades of grey in whistleblower revelations

IOOF boss Chris Kelaher and his chief of investigations Rob Urwin will be fronting a Senate committee today secure in the knowledge that they will get a going-over from Labor terrier Sam Dastyari and committee chairman John Williams, the Nationals’


NZ's FMA settles with Hanover Finance

Failed property financier Hanover Finance Group has settled with New Zealand's Financial Markets Authority over claims it misled investors in 2007 and 2008.


China freezes IPOs to stem market tumble

DIVERSIONS:The State Council’s order affects 10 firms planning to list on Shanghai’s exchange and 18 on Shenzen’s bourse after Chinese stocks entered a bear market