Private & Public Company Capital Raisings – Legal Issues Paul Miller Partner, Deutsch Miller Institute of Chartered Accountants Tuesday, 8 June 2010 Disclaimer: This presentation provides a general overview only of the topic materials and should not be treated as or relied upon as professional advice.
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Paul Miller Paul is a Corporate Partner at corporate and commercial boutique Sydney law firm Deutsch Miller, which specialises in transactional, advisory and litigation work. Paul has around 10 years experience as a partner at top firms in both Australia and the UK advising listed and unlisted companies on various fundraising transactions. Paul left Atanaskovic Hartnell, a leading Sydney boutique firm, last year with 2 other partners to set up Deutsch Miller. Paul has significant transactional experience obtained in the Sydney and London markets across the full spectrum of transactional and advisory work, in areas that include capital raisings, flotations, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, MBOs, venture capital/private equity and a variety of commercial contracts. Deutsch Miller acts for corporates, boards, individual directors/ officers and high net worth individuals. Contact Details: firstname.lastname@example.org 02 9210 7773 www.deutschmiller.com 14