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Allens advises on Australia's first waste-to-energy facility - 18 October 2018
Allens has advised on the financing of Australia's first commercial-scale waste-to-energy facility in Kwinana, Western Australia, which has reached financial close.

Allens advises X-Elio on solar farm planning approval - 17 October 2018
Allens has advised leading global solar farm developer X-Elio Australia on its successful application to develop the utility-scale Congupna solar farm near Shepparton, Victoria.

Allens advises on winning $2.86bn bid for Victorian title registry services - 16 October 2018
Allens has advised First State Super on its successful $2.86 billion bid for a concession to operate the land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria for a 40-year term. The proceeds will be invested in new schools, hospitals and transport projects in Victoria.

Allens foundation client for tech startup Atticus - 15 October 2018
Atticus, an Australian tech startup, is innovating the time-consuming task of disclosure document verification, giving clients – and their partner law firms – an efficient solution to a process that demands high levels of accuracy.

Allens advises on PPA for multiple Sydney councils - 9 October 2018
Allens has advised the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils on its long term power purchase agreement with Origin Energy.

Allens launches fifth Reconciliation Action Plan - 3 October 2018
Allens has renewed its commitment to reconciliation with the release today of its fifth Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Allens advises on refinancing of US$3.5bn Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal - 2 October 2018
Allens has advised a syndicate of 22 financiers on the refinancing of the US$2.5 billion senior project financing facilities for the US$3.5 billion Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project in Gladstone, Queensland.

Allens on board with global Accord Project - 27 September 2018
With growing interest in the use of smart legal contracts, Allens has joined the global Accord Project, a collective of leading law firms working together to establish a common, universal implementation for smart legal contracts.

Allens advises on Rio Tinto's US$3.2bn share buy-back - 24 September 2018
Allens has advised Rio Tinto on its disbursement of approximately US$3.2 billion (AU$4.4 billion) of post-tax coal disposal proceeds to shareholders through a share buy-back program.