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Daniel Goldberg
“Accurate. Responsive. Practical. These are my guiding principles to deliver outstanding client service.”
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With a background in-house and as an investment banker, I understand where clients are coming from. Legal advice not only needs to be technically correct, it needs to be useful.


I focus on funds management and mergers & acquisitions. I assist clients who are seeking to establish, acquire, restructure or divest funds, businesses or investments, including both negotiated and hostile transactions.

 

In advising my clients, I bring background experience gained from working in private legal practice, as an in-house counsel and as an investment banker. This range of experience means that I have insight into the commercial drivers and practical considerations driving businesses and transactions, particularly those in the funds management sector, and how the most practical and commercially-focused advice can make a very real difference.
 

I have assisted clients on cross-border public company and listed fund takeovers, schemes of arrangement, capital raisings and debt financing, the structuring, establishment and management of domestic and international real estate and debt funds and the acquisition and operation of funds management businesses.
 

Prior to joining Addisons in 2010, I had worked for Macquarie Bank in both legal and commercial roles, and prior to that I was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills), an international law firm.

 

 

 

"Daniel, Kieren and the team from Addisons have done an outstanding job on Anacacia's investment in LEDified Lighting Corporation. We at Anacacia have found them to be commercial and an absolute pleasure to deal with."

 

Jeremy Samuel
Anacacia
 

Qualifications

B Sc (Physiology & Pharmacology) LLB – University of New South Wales


Director, Wolper Jewish Hospital
 

Council Member, Glaucoma Australia, Inc.

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The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
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The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
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Employment Law in Australia Overview
05 October 2018
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
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Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
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My work with clients involves:

 

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Funds management
  • Finance and capital markets
  • Corporate and commercial
     
 

Qualifications

B Sc (Physiology & Pharmacology) LLB – University of New South Wales


Director, Wolper Jewish Hospital
 

Council Member, Glaucoma Australia, Inc.

Latest News
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
02 November 2018
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
MORE INFORMATION
See More
Latest Knowledge
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
MORE INFORMATION
Employment Law in Australia Overview
05 October 2018
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
MORE INFORMATION
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
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Anacacia Capital
My team acted for Anacacia Capital in its acquisition of a 58% stake in LEDified, a provider of energy-efficient, high tech light-emitting diode (LED) lighting.
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Bega Cheese
This long time client of Addisons has been extremely active in building its business in recent years. My team has been involved in a major acquisition for Bega Cheese recently.
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Macquarie Bank – Paraway Pastoral Company
Paraway is 100% owned by the Macquarie Pastoral Fund. We advised on the purchase by Paraway of two signature cattle properties in the Inverell region of New South Wales, Paradise and Newstead, from Sundown Pastoral Company.
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CrowdfundUP
Our team advised on the establishment of CrowdfundUP, Australia’s first property crowdfunding platform. Our work included all regulatory aspects - including financial services licensing and market licensing issues - as well as capital raisings for CrowdfundUP itself and operational issues such as the design of its website terms and conditions.
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Centennial Property Group
We have advised Centennial Property Group on the structuring, establishment and management of wholesale property syndicates and funds, investing in both completed assets and construction projects.
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Qualifications

B Sc (Physiology & Pharmacology) LLB – University of New South Wales


Director, Wolper Jewish Hospital
 

Council Member, Glaucoma Australia, Inc.

Latest News
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
02 November 2018
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
MORE INFORMATION
See More
Latest Knowledge
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
MORE INFORMATION
Employment Law in Australia Overview
05 October 2018
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
MORE INFORMATION
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
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"Ipso facto" amendments to the Corporations Act - what does this mean and what impact does it have on your contracts from 1 July 2018?
28/6/2018
Commercial contracts commonly include a term which permits one party to exercise certain contractual rights (including the right to terminate) if the other party is either insolvent or at the risk of becoming insolvent. Such clauses are commonly called “ipso facto” clauses.
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Small business loans: your unfair terms cheat sheet
22/3/2018
This month ASIC released a report about how the unfair contract terms regime applies to loans made to small businesses. Although the report focuses on the changes the big four banks have made to their standard small business loan terms as a result of ASIC’s recent reviews, the report is also critical reading for any non-bank lenders who provide finance to small businesses, as well as for small business borrowers.
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Proposed changes to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 - Will they affect your business?
27/9/2017
Proposed changes to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (Act) could broaden the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority’s (APRA’s) powers to make rules for non-bank finance providers. This focus paper summarises the proposals and how the changes might affect your business.
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Crowd-sourced Funding Platforms and Market Licensing - ASIC's New Approach
12/9/2017
In our recent crowd-sourced funding (CSF) series, we outlined the implications of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Act 2017 (CSF Act) for 3 types of CSF participants – fundraisers, intermediaries (i.e. crowdfunding platforms) and investors.
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Branching out into binary options? You might have double trouble
9/8/2017
If you are in the business of offering derivatives, you probably know that binary options are a form of derivative, and that you need a licence from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to offer them in Australia.
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Digital currency and GST: no more double taxation
20/7/2017
In good news for digital currency in Australia, the Commonwealth Government has announced its intention to treat digital currency in the same way as money for GST purposes from 1 July 2017.
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Think you've found a loophole in the 'sophisticated investor' test? ASIC says think again!
13/7/2017
There's no easy way around disclosure issues when raising money by issuing securities or other financial products to retail investors.
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Australia's New Crowd-sourced Funding Regime – Key Points for Punters (Part 3: Investors)
1/5/2017
In this final paper of our crowd-sourced funding (CSF) series, we set out some of the key points to be aware of if you’re thinking of participating in Australia’s new CSF regime as an investor.
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Australia’s New Crowd-sourced Funding Regime – Key Points for Punters (Part 2: Intermediaries)
18/4/2017
If you caught Part 1 of this series (which related to fundraisers), you’ll know that Australia’s crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime is set to come into force later this year. In this paper, we set out some of the key points to be aware of if you’re thinking of participating in the CSF regime as an intermediary.
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Australia’s New Crowd-sourced Funding Regime – Key Points for Punters (Part 1: Fundraisers)
3/4/2017
At long last, Australia is set to have its own crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime. The Bill to establish the regime passed the House of Representatives on 8 February 2017 and the Senate on 22 March 2017, meaning that the regime should come into force in about 6 months.
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It’s time to play: Australia’s world-first regulatory sandbox for fintech start-ups
16/12/2016
If you’re a fintech start-up, it could be time to get your bucket and spade ready.
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One step closer to crowd-sourced equity funding (at least for Australian public companies)
10/8/2015
The public has been offered a tantalising glimpse of Australia’s future CSEF regime with the 4 August 2015 release of the Australian Government Treasury consultation paper on crowd-sourced equity funding (CSEF).
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Foreign Investment Regulation and Agricultural Land in Australia – the Landscape has Shifted
20/7/2015
Recent changes to the Government’s foreign investment policy and imminent changes to the legislation will have a major impact on foreign investment regulation in Australia, particularly in relation to investments concerning agricultural land.
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What does the 2015 Budget mean for crowd-sourced equity funding in Australia?
15/5/2015
With the release of the 2015 Federal Budget on Tuesday sparking debate about who wins and who loses out, now is a great time to provide an update about the implications of the Budget for one of our favourite areas – crowd-sourced equity funding (CSEF).
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Bitcoin Regulation in Australia: A Bit of a Task to Coin
19/12/2014
Digital currencies, and what they mean for Australia and Australian business, are high on the agenda after the Economics References Committee of the Australian Senate (the upper house of Australia’s federal Parliament) conducted the first hearing of its Digital Currency Inquiry on 26 November 2014.
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New Franchising Code – Got Questions? We’ll Answer Them
14/11/2014
On 1 January 2015, the existing Franchising Code of Conduct set out in the Trade Practices (Industry Codes — Franchising) Regulations 1998 (Old Code) will be replaced by the new code set out in the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes – Franchising) Regulation 2014 (New Code).
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Australian companies ‘at risk’ of unwanted bidders? Deal protection measures: should we follow the English lead?
7/8/2014
Australia – “Our land abounds in nature’s gifts”.
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CAMAC's swan song - what does it mean for crowdfunding in Australia?
11/6/2014
Depending on the Government’s response to CAMAC’s long-awaited report on crowd sourced equity funding, Australian start-ups and entrepreneurs may be set to benefit from a legislative regime that, within limits, facilitates CSEF in a way Australian law does not currently allow.
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1 Jauary 2015 - Franchisors and Franchisees - Save the Date!
9/4/2014
The Federal Government has introduced a raft of changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct which are set to take effect from 1 January 2015. In this Focus Paper, we take a look at the main amendments.
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Qualifications

B Sc (Physiology & Pharmacology) LLB – University of New South Wales


Director, Wolper Jewish Hospital
 

Council Member, Glaucoma Australia, Inc.

Latest News
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
02 November 2018
The Coca-Cola Co snaps up Australia's MOJO Kombucha
MORE INFORMATION
See More
Latest Knowledge
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
MORE INFORMATION
Employment Law in Australia Overview
05 October 2018
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
MORE INFORMATION
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
MORE INFORMATION