Bega Cheese acquisition from Mondelez
I worked as part of the team that acted for Bega Cheese in connection with its acquisition of the Mondelez food and grocery business, including Vegemite.
Takeover of Peanut Company of Australia
This matter involved the acquisition by Bega Cheese of all of the shares in Peanut Company of Australia Limited by way of a take-over bid.
Listing of Ricegrowers Limited on ASX
I was part of the team that advised Ricegrowers Limited (better known as SunRice) on its migration from the National Stock Exchange to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). This included the preparation of an Information Memorandum for listing purposes and the co-ordination of all legal due diligence related to that document.
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours First Class) - University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws - University of Sydney
Addisons helps Bega win battle over peanut butter packaging
03 May 2019
On 1 May 2019 the Federal Court of Australia confirmed Bega Cheese’s right to continue to use the packaging get-up or trade dress associated with the peanut butter products that it acquired as part of its purchase of the Mondelez Grocery Business in 2017. Importantly, this gives Bega Cheese the right to continue to use the current packaging of its Smooth and Crunchy Peanut Butter products.
Loot Boxes, Surprise Mechanics, and Kinder Eggs - How should loot boxes be regulated?
12 August 2019
Globally, several jurisdictions are in the process of considering, or have already considered, their regulatory regimes in respect of loot boxes and have reached differing views as to the best way to regulate them. In this focus paper, we consider Australian and international regulatory developments with respect to the regulation of loot boxes.
Is the ACCC losing its touch? “Flushable Wipes” and “Biodegradable Plates” cases break down in Federal Court
08 August 2019
Within one week, the ACCC has had two high-profile consumer law cases thrown out of the Federal Court – against Kimberly-Clark and Woolworths, separately.
Massachusetts' Wynn Decision - Analysis from an Australian perspective
01 August 2019
When reviewing a licence application, a regulator carries out a due diligence process which is a fundamental step in the procedure towards granting a licence. It is important to remember that this is only the first step – the Wynn case illustrates the necessity for there to be ongoing due diligence from the perspectives of both the regulator and the operator.