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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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US Capital Markets in Australia

Our US capital markets team in Sydney advises Australian and New Zealand issuers on US capital markets transactions ranging from the establishment of American Depositary Receipt programs to offers of debt and equity transactions in the private placement, Rule 144A and SEC-registered public markets. We also advise on other matters governed by US law.

We offer a unique "one-stop shop" capability of delivering both US and Australian law advice under one roof in Australia.This enables us to advise Australian issuers seeking to access the US debt and equity markets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner than hiring separate Australian and US law firms.

Edition 17 of the SCM Briefing provides an update on key legal and regulatory developments affecting structured capital markets transactions including a feature on the European Commission's CMU Action Plan.
Our Cross-Border Listings Handbook is a comprehensive multi-jurisdictional guide to listing securities abroad. The 2014 edition describes the principal attributes and listing requirements of 29 securities exchanges around the world, from the view of a foreign company considering a cross-border listing.
Our lawyers outline the implications for investors and issuers of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s decision to shut down the unregulated market segment. The closure is expected to be effective sometime in the third quarter of 2012.
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We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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