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David Moore

David Moore

Partner

Expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investment Services
  • Corporate and Business

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Trade and Investment Group
Member

MinterEllison
Australia

Profile

David Moore is a Partner in the MinterEllison Commercial & Regulatory Group.  He draws on his extensive corporate and commercial legal experience in the public and private sectors to work for and with the Commonwealth Government to facilitate inbound foreign direct investment; to deliver major projects; and to structure, fund and implement service delivery arrangements.

David's experience includes:

  • complex and sensitive procurements and funding arrangements, such as the DFAT-funded Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone; LAND121 Phase 3B acquisition of medium-heavy vehicles and modules for the Australian Army; the low aromatic fuel arrangements with BP Australia, Viva Energy and Vopak Terminals in the Indigenous Affairs portfolio; and the funding and governance arrangements for the headspace network of youth mental health drop-in clinics;  
  • advising on and obtaining if required prior clearance from the Foreign Investment Review Board on numerous high-profile and sensitive M&A and real estate transactions;
  • corporatisations and privitisations of government entities, such as the establishment of the Australian Digital Health Agency and the sale of ACTTAB Limited and ANU College; and
  • other major projects such as joint ventures, PPPs, private treaty M&A and corporate financing arrangements, including transactions for ActewAGL, the Australian National University, SRC Inc, Vodafone Australia, BP Australia, Carter Holt Harvey, Westpac Institutional Bank and the University of Canberra.

Education

BA (POLITICAL SCIENCE), LLB (HONS)
Areas of Practice

Corporate and Business | Investment Services | Mergers & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • ACT Law Society, Member
Articles

Getting the Global Deal Done Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
MinterEllison, April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having immediate and longer term impacts on the global economy and M&A activity. The crisis has resulted in important changes to the policies, rules and processes to be applied by many foreign investment and competition regulators, including Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

COVID-19: Temporary Changes to Foreign Investment in Australia
MinterEllison, April 2020

With the Treasurer's recent announcement on Sunday 29 March 2020 that monetary screening thresholds have been reduced for all foreign investors, our team takes you through what this means for potential transactions. With the Treasurer's recent announcement on Sunday 29 March 2020 that screening thresholds have been reduced for all foreign investors, our team takes you through what this means for potential acquisitions...

COVID 19: How the Changed FIRB Rules Affect the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
MinterEllison, March 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 changes to foreign investment in Australia announced on Sunday, investors that are now caught by the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) regime will also be subject to scrutiny from other regulators. Our team explains what this means for investors and what they can do to manage this process...

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