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Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

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Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring in Australia

Baker & McKenzie's Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring Group has been involved in many of the largest insolvencies in Australia in recent times. Our involvement has included acting as lead advisers to insolvency specialists, banks, shareholders, debtors and potential purchasers. We also act as advisers on the sale of distressed assets, and, working with Baker & McKenzie's Banking & Finance practice help our clients in restructuring financial provisions and finding practical solutions to financing problems.

To this end, we are considered experienced advisers in the restructuring space, and are recognised for our innovative approach and pursuit of commercial outcomes. This experience has meant that we have had key roles in most of Australia's major insolvencies during the past 20 years.

With a powerful global platform of restructuring and insolvency lawyers, we are well placed to act in complex, cross-border insolvency issues that have arisen in the global financial crisis.

A regulation issued on 23 August 2015 increases risk coefficients for reinsurance risks and excess premium increase risks. We provide an overview of the changes in our client alert.
Turkey forms an Islamic finance coordination committee with the aim of strengthening Turkey’s goal of becoming a regional and international financial hub. The committee, which will liaise with financial markets regulators and the government, will be crucial to Turkey's approach to Islamic finance.
The alert provides some background on the AML/CTF Rules and changes to the AML/CTF regime including requirements for reporting entities to collect and verify the information of beneficial owners and politically exposed persons. It is important for reporting entities in Australia to understand and consider the likely effect of these draft exemptions on their businesses.
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