Month: October 2015


The Nationals initiate competition reform…with a little help from the Greens.

A consequence of the recent leadership spill, and subsequent change of Prime Minister, may be a shift in Australia’s competition policy. Following events in Canberra, the National Party renegotiated its coalition agreement with the Liberals and in doing so appear to have secured support to reform, or at least revisit, section 46 of the Competition… Read more


Dynamic SA food businesses shortlisted in SA Food Awards

At Kain C+C Lawyers, our aim is to work with dynamic businesses. Throughout the course of our work, we are privileged to learn about our clients’ businesses and share our knowledge of the industries within which they operate. One such industry is the food industry, which in South Australia is thriving. So of course we were delighted to discover… Read more


Kain C+C hits $0.50 billion milestone

Kain advises on deals worth more than $0.50b in nine months to September 2015. Major transactions included SeaLink $125m, Blue Sky Private Equity, Accolade Wines $46m. Kain also advised management of SwisseWellnesss during $1.6b sale to Biostime. Increased deal activity is driving the success of local businesses including Ahrens Group, KWP!, Ferguson Australia, B.D Farm… Read more


Examine our advice to avoid complications when dealing with patient records

Understanding the often complex issue of who owns patient records on the purchase or sale of a medical business can be a complex process with adverse outcomes if managed incorrectly. It is important to determine what health records, if any, the business owns and whether you have any obligations with regards to notifying patients about the… Read more