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Foreign investment and Australia’s infrastructure sector

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.

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COVID-19 and Force Majeure

Governments and businesses around the world are dealing with a new paradigm and greater uncertainty in the face of COVID-19.

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Water compliance and enforcement – a new Natural Resources Access Regulator in NSW

With the introduction of the new Regulator, we can expect an increased focus on compliance with water laws in NSW.

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ACCC priorities for 2017 – will you be a target this year?

On 24 February 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced its Enforcement and Compliance Policy for 2017.

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Queensland’s infrastructure industry under construction

On 19 May 2015, the Building Queensland Bill 2015 (Qld) (Bill) was introduced to the Queensland Parliament. The Bill establishes Building Queensland, a new independent statutory body to assist the...

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Security for Payment Act 2009 (SA)

South Australia...s building and construction industry will join the rest of Australia when its new Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) (the Act) comes into...

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Australia's tax information and exchange agreement

Australia, together with other members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has entered into Tax Information and Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) with a number of...

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