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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...
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...
10 September 2014
Welcome to the Summer edition of our Global Environment Newsletter. This issue covers the following topics: Europe: A new accelerated consenting process for energy network infrastructure. Australia: Repeal of the Carbon "Tax" – what's...
4 September 2014
Welcome to our monthly update of Australian energy and resources-related legal developments. The highlight this month is the release of the independent panel review of the Australian renewable energy target which has intensified the debate around climate change...
6 August 2014
Welcome to our monthly update on Australian energy and resources-related legal developments. While the Australian Government achieved its election promise to repeal the Carbon Tax, the repeal of the so-called Mining Tax remains the subject of a to-and-fro debate...
25 July 2014
A joint consultation paper (Paper) has been published by Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand on the proposed rules and arrangements that will govern the operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP). The ARFP will allow...
21 July 2014
A summary of recent antitrust developments in the consumer goods and retail sectors from across the globe - in Europe, the US and Australia.
Australian carbon tax repeal will force energy companies to prove savings are being passed on to customers
17 July 2014
After a flurry of last minute negotiations and amendments in the Australian Senate to obtain the necessary votes, the Coalition Government has achieved its election promise of repealing Australia’s “carbon tax” legislation. Electricity and...
17 July 2014
After advising the Waterhouse family on the sale of the Tomwaterhouse.com business to William Hill in August 2013, international law firm Clifford Chance has now advised on the settlement of that sale's earn-out arrangements. The firm has also advised Tom Waterhouse...
15 July 2014
In 1992, Bill Clinton was elected President of the United States, the World Wide Web celebrated its first birthday, and Australia enacted cross-media ownership laws that remain largely unchanged to this day. However, the country's Department of Communications...