Robert Speed



Robert is an experienced corporate lawyer with expertise in equity capital markets, M&A (public and private), financial services, securities regulation and corporate governance.

Robert has acted on a wide variety of complex and novel transactions over the last 15 years and advised clients in a number of different scenarios. This includes off-market and on-market takeovers, schemes of arrangement, Takeovers Panel matters, 611/7 acquisitions, IPOs and secondary equity capital raisings, capital instrument structuring, capital management initiatives, ASX listings and Listing Rule approvals.

Robert is also well versed in a variety of other regulatory spaces, including FIRB, financial services and markets licensing.

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Paying different dividends on shares in the same class

It is commonly thought that dividends paid by Australian companies must be paid equally across all shares within the same class.

Published by Robert Speed
19 September, 2023

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