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Foreign investment regulation in Australia

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...

Indexing corruption in Asia Pacific

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...

Australian Energy and Resources Update

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...

Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

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...

Australian Energy and Resources Update

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...

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target under review

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...