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Clifford Chance


Australian Energy and Resources Update: August 2015

2 September 2015

Welcome to our monthly update on Australian energy and resources-related legal developments.

Highlights this month include the announcement of Australia’s new greenhouse gas emission target and the second carbon abatement auction under the Emissions Reduction Fund, a rebuff to shareholder activists who sought to express opinions about the Commonwealth Bank’s relationship to climate change at the company’s annual general meeting and a new report that says Victoria is not ready for an unconventional gas industry.

This update is intended as a snapshot and not specific legal advice (nor an exhaustive coverage of all relevant issues). If you would like further information on any specific issue, please let us know.

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