Federal Government’s Takeovers Panel


Clayton Utz partner and Corporate/M&A national practice group leader Rory Moriarty (Picture) has been appointed to the Federal Government’s Takeovers Panel.

The appointment is for a three-year term commencing 30 April.

Rory is one of three new appointments to the Panel, announced on 29 March. An experienced corporate lawyer, Rory acts for clients across a range of industry sectors, advising on strategic Australian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and governance issues.

The Takeovers Panel is a peer review body and the primary forum for resolving disputes about a takeover bid until the bid period has ended. The Panel will have 43 members with the new appointments.

Involved fees earner: Rory Moriarty – Clayton Utz;

Law Firms: Clayton Utz;

Clients: Australian Federal Government’s Takeovers Panel;

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Author: Michael Patrini