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SHAUN HARDCASTLE

PARTNER

Shaun has extensive experience in a broad range of cross-border and domestic transactions including equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, resources, corporate governance and project finance transactions.

His practice includes business and share sales and acquisitions, capital raisings, IPOs, reverse takeovers and general commercial matters.

Shaun is a trusted advisor to private businesses and ASX listed companies and regularly advises companies from the start-up phase through to the public market or private trade sale. His clients rely on him for his legal expertise, technical skills and commercial focus and he is well known for his professional, yet personal and practical approach.

Shaun’s career before joining Bellanhouse has included roles at major law firms across Australia and internationally including at Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia.

Shaun was named as a Recommended Corporate Lawyer – Western Australia by Doyle’s Guide 2018 and 2017.

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AGM Season 2019. Calendar - 29 November

AGM Season 2019: Preparing the notice of AGM

With the Annual General Meeting (AGM) season soon to arrive, we would like to remind listed companies with a 30 June year end of the requirement to hold their AGM by 30 November 2019 and to set out some of the considerations that should be taken into account in preparing the notice of AGM.

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Voting Hands. Gazal decision prompts scrutiny of director benefits in schemes.

Gazal decision prompts scrutiny of director benefits in schemes

The recently published decision of Farrell J in Re Gazal Corporations Ltd [2019] FCA 701, has led to novel principles scrutinising the actions of directors who are entitled to receive bonuses and benefits in relation to schemes of arrangement. We review four recent decisions, their impact and future considerations for directors in regards to bonuses and benefits in schemes.  

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