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In brief Retail landlords and tenants should use the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to work together to renegotiate tenancy agreements which meet the emerging needs of both parties. This was a key takeaway from Tuesday’s panel discussion “Retail Leasing: Contemplating the New Norm” at the TMA Australia Virtual National Conference sponsored by Baker McKenzie. The panel consisted of industry experts in the retail leasing space, including: Tony Doherty International Director, Head of Retail Australia, JLL;Christian McKelvie Head…

In brief Last week, ASIC released its Response to submissions on CP 326 Chapter 6 relief for share transfers using s444GA of the Corporations Act. ASIC relief from s606 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) is required to effect a transfer of the shares of a company subject to deed of company arrangement (DOCA) pursuant to s444GA of the Corporations Act, in addition to obtaining a Court order under s444GA(1). Baker McKenzie and KordaMentha…