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Times are changing rapidly with the current flow of Coronavirus measures introduced to support businesses in debt and distress.
Last week the Australian Government announced a three step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia.
New competition laws will apply to generators and suppliers of electricity as of 10 June 2020.
Participants in Australia’s infrastructure sector are, as a general rule, already familiar with the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) and Australia’s foreign investment regime.
The Commonwealth Treasurer exercised emergency powers under the Corporations Act to facilitate virtual meetings and electronic execution of documents by companies.
Navigating trade credit insurance policies.
The JWS Private Treaty M&A dictionary provides clear and simple definitions of many commonly used terms in unregulated sale and purchase transactions in Australia.
Changes to Australia’s Uniform Defamation Laws will include a defence for scientific or academic peer review, providing greater comfort for academic publishing, but defamation risks for...
While competition law strictly prohibits competitors acting together or agreeing on prices, collective negotiation by small businesses, franchisees and fuel retailers has traditionally been...
On 20 August 2020, the Queensland Government announced that it will invest $5 million towards a pre-feasibility study of a potential new gas pipeline from the Bowen Basin.
A red light from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is not necessarily fatal when it comes to seeking approval for mergers but red light Statement of Issues (SOI) are becoming...
We are in daily communication with our clients, commercial property landlords, agents, consultants and tenants.
This article aims to provide a summary of the rules relating to the JobKeeper scheme.
On 24 April 2020, the Western Australian Parliament passed the Commercial Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020 (WA) (the Act).
The EPA has released an updated guideline on its approach to GHG emissions assessment.
Sar Katdare and Andrew Willekes have prepared an easy to use Q&A on merger control in Australia.
This insight provides a short summary of the cumulative effect of the Act and the Regulations.
Partners Austin Bell and Andi Milidoni have written the Australian chapter for the International Comparative Legal Guide: Public Investment Funds 2020.
On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, provided details of the mandatory Commercial Tenancies Code of Conduct to be legislated and regulated in each state and territory.
As anticipated, on 8 April 2020, the Federal Parliament passed the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 and related legislation which establishes the JobKeeper...
On 1 April 2020, the FWC announced a provisional view that it will amend 103 modern awards to include a new temporary Schedule that will operate until 30 June 2020, subject to review by the...
Breaking news: NSW lifts extra charges to stamp duty and land tax in respect of testamentary trusts with potential non-resident beneficiaries, provided they are created under Wills or Codicils...
The Productivity Commission (Commission) has released its draft report on Resources Sector Regulation, inviting submissions from the public and affected stakeholders on its proposed findings and...
Last week the ACCC granted an urgent interim authorisation to Coles to coordinate its activities with other supermarkets for the broad purpose of ensuring the fair and equitable distribution of...
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