King & Wood Mallesons

Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug/Sep 2020 supplement

Diversity as a way of life

While women make up more than 50 per cent of law students and graduate lawyers, they are underrepresented at partner level and in other senior legal roles. For many years, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has been committed to changing this.

Wednesday, 17 January 2024
Dec/Jan 2023/2024

Resilience to the fore in corporate Australia – in funding as in business

The KangaNews-Westpac Institutional Bank Corporate Debt Summit 2023 took place in Sydney in mid-October. A record number of delegates gathered to discuss the present and future of the Australian corporate environment, from the economic outlook and business conditions to the forthcoming impact of generative AI. In the mix was a steady but unspectacular corporate bond issuance environment that belies fundamental growth in domestic credit.

Monday, 04 December 2023
Dec/Jan 2023/2024

KangaNews Awards 2023: institution and deal winners announced

KangaNews is proud to announce the winners of the institutional and deal categories in the KangaNews Awards 2023. At the end of another busy year in the Australian and New Zealand capital markets, KangaNews received votes from hundreds of market participants keen to recognise the achievements of 2023's most outstanding performers.

Saturday, 04 November 2023
Oct/Nov 2023

Inside the mutual bank sector

The KangaNews Mutual Sector Wholesale Funding Seminar brings together leaders from mutual banks across Australia, to share intelligence on the sector, its competition and growth prospects, and funding options. The 2023 event, hosted on 30 August, featured wide-ranging insights into relevant topics from consolidation to cyber security.

Saturday, 04 November 2023
Oct/Nov 2023

AT1 back in the regulatory crosshairs

The Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority suspects the major banks’ additional tier-one funding instruments are increasing risk in the sector. The regulator has reopened the debate about the amount of this form of capital in banks’ mix and the appropriateness of AT1 for retail investors.

Tuesday, 23 May 2023
KangaNews Sustainable Finance H1 2023

Pathway to sustainable development: legal risks of climate change for the finance sector

One of the key risks financial institutions face today is the complex legal and regulatory landscape that has developed to address the challenges of climate change. Edwina Kwan, partner at King & Wood Mallesons, explains that the targets of climate litigation have gradually diversified.

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