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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Foreign investment regulation in Australia

19 February 2018

While the Australian Government generally welcomes foreign investment, certain types of investment proposals may be susceptible to review or require prior approval.

On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and replaced the former regime in its entirety.  A number of important amendments have also been made to the rules since that time.  This briefing explains the key elements of the current regime.

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