Norton Rose and Kyckr have teamed up to jointly market services across Australia

A strategic partnership between listed regulatory technology company Kyckr (ASX:KYK) and Norton Rose Fullbright Australia (Norton Rose) has been formed to assist companies comply with Australia’s anti money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing (CTF) obligations. Kyckr and Norton Rose have teamed up to jointly market services across Australia. Both parties believe the combined support of Kyckr’s solutions and Norton Rose’s Australian regulatory support can benefit reporting entities, such as banks, in their desire to improve how they adhere to their Australian AML and CTF obligations. Kyckr uses blockchain technology to help their customers properly identify the people they are […]

Lawyers scratching the surface of a $250 billion industry

Compliance has become Australia’s fastest growing sector and is currently worth $250 billion a year according to the business unit of the CSIRO known as Data61. Law firms have mostly been scratching the surface of this opportunity by providing the high level advices that law firms traditionally provide. Change is happening and 2018 may become the year of going vertical. You may hear the objection that law firms don’t get involved in their clients’ operational issues. That may still be a widely held belief but not one held by a couple of big name professional services organisations such as PWC and Norton Rose.  […]

Henry Davis York merger with Norton Rose to proceed

From the official announcement: • With around 160 partners in Australia, we will be the second largest global law firm and in the Top 5 overall, with offices in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney • Market leading practices in key industry sectors, particularly financial services, government and infrastructure • A distinguished client base of Australia’s most iconic businesses and government departments Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and Australian law firm Henry Davis York announce their intention to combine their businesses to create one of Australia’s most compelling and dynamic law firms. The proposal for an intention to combine […]

Law firm merger news

HENRY DAVIS YORK and NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT After many months of on-again, off-again rumours, the partnership of the two firms are currently voting to decide on whether to proceed with a merger. Henry Davis York (HDY) is currently made up of 45 partners, 134 other lawyers and a total headcount of 340 people. HDY has been known as a top tier Sydney firm, in fact a Martin Place firm, due to its name being prominently displayed on a historic Martin Place building. Following a recent strategy of expanding into Brisbane and Canberra and much publicised staff exits, a merger is looking like […]