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by Bill d'Apice
19 April 2018

Bill d’Apice, was recently interviewd by Tony Featherstone in the Company Director Magazine, about the proposed regulatory reform that could change the nature of charities and their governance — and add to sector uncertainty. 

In the interview, Bill d'Apice, a principal legal adviser to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and a current or former chair of over a dozen NFP boards, says charities shouldn’t have kneejerk reactions to the ACNC review.

by Bill d'Apice
09 March 2018

The ACNC has released a report that examines its compliance and enforcement activities in 2017.

The report also outlines the ACNC’s compliance focus for the year ahead.

Download the report at ACNC's website:

by Belinda Marsh and Bill d'Apice
22 February 2018

Amendments to the Privacy Act introducing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme has commenced.

The NDB scheme applies to all organisations currently required to take steps to secure personal information, including but not limited to businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million, health service providers, TFN recipients etc.

by Bill d'Apice
11 December 2015

2015 has been a year of consolidation for our firm, refocusing on the core needs of our clients and where we can truly add value. We have seen the greatest number of promotions in our 156 year history as well as numerous flagship deals.

by David Andrews
26 November 2015

Makinson d’Apice lawyers attended the Renewing the Compact City Symposium on 25 November 2015, officially launching the Final Report into Renewing the Compact City.

Case Study
by Bill d'Apice and
23 November 2015

Our client, a well-established international animal welfare agency, undertakes animal welfare activities in a number of countries around the world and were looking to establish animal welfare activities and fundraising in Australia.

by Chris Drayton
21 November 2015

Makinson d'Apice has advised Centuria Capital as part of a Mirvac-led consortium, on its $104 million purchase of 3 additional buildings at the Australian Technology Park

Case Study
by Craig Munter
20 November 2015

Advising on the sale of new lots and providing general commercial property advice with respect to the Huntlee development - the first brand new town in the Hunter Region for over 50 years.

Case Study
by Craig Munter and Chris Drayton
20 November 2015

Advising on the circa $190m acquisition of 8 Central Avenue by way of two separate leasehold interests and two separate funds.


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