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COVID-19 and Australian courts and legal bodies updates: 1 June

COVID-19 and Australian courts and legal bodies updates: 1 June

Here are the latest updates from Australia’s courts and legal bodies as the coronavirus pandemic continues

KWM helps industrial chemicals manufacturer cook up $600m in capital raising under COVID-19

KWM helps industrial chemicals manufacturer cook up $600m in capital raising under COVID-19

The deal consists of an underwritten placement and a non-underwritten share purchase plan

New Hong Kong security law an “unconscionable” threat to judicial independence, says IBA

New Hong Kong security law an “unconscionable” threat to judicial independence, says IBA

The imposition of the law could lead to violations of the ‘one country, two systems’ rule

HSF pumps up global financial services regulatory team with new partner

HSF pumps up global financial services regulatory team with new partner

The former NRF partner will be working across Australia, Asia, the UK and Europe

DLA Piper supports nickel pig iron producer on $231m equity raising effort

DLA Piper supports nickel pig iron producer on $231m equity raising effort

The business has partnered with a global leader in the sector

US Supreme Court rejects government request that keeps inmates at high risk for COVID-19

US Supreme Court rejects government request that keeps inmates at high risk for COVID-19

A quarter of the inmates at Elkton Federal Correction Institution had already tested positive for the virus