Andrew Rankin is a corporate and commercial lawyer based in Brisbane.
Andrew has over 15 years’ experience and has been involved in a wide variety of corporate transactions ranging from private company sales and acquisitions and public company takeovers to floats and secondary issues.
He also has experience of schemes of arrangement, capital reductions, corporate governance and stock exchange issues generally.
Andrew's clients include the Macquarie Infrastructure Group, Brisbane Airport Corporation, Queensland Energy Resources, Consolidated Properties, BSES Limited, Greyhound and Bucyrus.
Andrew is a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Corporations and Trade Practices committees, and he regularly advises on competition law issues.
In October, the Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2012 was passed in the Queensland Parliament with most provisions to commence on 1 November 2013. The Act reduces the number of provisions imposing responsibility on executive officers for corporate fault. It also recasts the standard of executive liability with respect to a broad range of offence provisions..
October 21, 2013
The importance of companies being able to raise capital in a timely manner has been highlighted both during the GFC and by the volatile markets....
July 13, 2012
International legal practice Norton Rose Group has advised Allied Gold Mining PLC on its restructuring and listing on the main market of the London (LSE), Austral....
July 26, 2011