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24 November 2014
Foreign investment in Australia is governed by a complex combination of law and policy. Inbound investments by foreign persons in Australian businesses and assets over stipulated thresholds will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine whether the transaction...
10 November 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it has reached a settlement with manufacturers of medium-density fiberboard ("MDF") for alleged illegal pre-merger coordination, often referred to as "gun-jumping," in violation...
6 November 2014
In a welcome development for clearing houses ("CCPs") in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Japan, the European Commission adopted its first equivalence decisions for the CCP regulatory regimes in these Asia Pacific jurisdictions on 30 October 2014....
5 November 2014
Transparency International (TI) publishes a Bribe Payer's Index (BPI) which provides help to companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region. The BPI provides critical additional...
3 November 2014
Welcome to our monthly update on Australian energy and resources-related legal developments. The highlight this month is the release of the final report by the New South Wales Chief Engineer into the State's coal seam gas industry. The report acknowledges...
21 October 2014
The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
1 October 2014
Welcome to our monthly update of Australian energy and resources-related legal developments. This month saw the release of a draft report into Australia’s competition policy and a green paper on the country's energy market. The release of both documents...
Clifford Chance advises on Morgans and Petra Capital on A$89.1 million capital raising for Ingenia Communities
26 September 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Morgans Corporate Limited and Petra Capital Pty Ltd in their roles as underwriters to Ingenia Communities' A$89.1 million capital raising. Ingenia (ASX: INA) is the largest owner-operator of seniors rental...
19 September 2014
The uncertainty around Australia’s climate change policies continues with the release of the latest report on the country’s renewable energy target scheme. The report has generated considerable debate. It advocates substantial amendments to the...