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2022-2023 Budget update – concessional tax rates expanded to agricultural sector and low emissions technology innovations
Insight 12 Apr 2022

In its 2022–23 Budget, the Federal Government announced an expansion of its proposed concessional tax rates to agricultural and low emissions technology innovations. These concessional tax rates for profits derived from eligible intellectual property are known as a 'patent box'. ...

The new draft Taskforce for Nature-Related Financial Disclosure framework: is biodiversity next in corporate ESG reporting?
Insight 07 Apr 2022

The TNFD recently released the first beta version of its reporting framework. Modelled on the Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, the framework seeks to establish a method for companies to identify, assess and report on material nature-related risks and opportunities. ...

Three things to consider with ESG investing
Insight 22 Feb 2022

Alongside record flows into sustainable funds and investments, growing attention on ESG presents opportunities and challenges for investors and fund managers alike. Watch our latest video on key steps to harnessing the opportunities and mitigating the risks that ESG investing brings. ...

The era of responsibility – top ESG trends for 2022
Insight 15 Feb 2022

Environmental, Social and Governance issues continue to create a paradigm shift in the way businesses are run.2022 looks to be another big year in the space, with those slow to adapt getting left behind. We break down key ESG trends to watch for in 2022. ...

Financing sustainability – a guide to green and sustainable finance in Australia
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One of the most significant developments in the loan markets over the past year or so has been the rapid increase in the use of green and sustainable financing products. These include sustainability-linked loans, green loans, social loans ...

A changing environment: key legal issues for NSW Government
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Webinar: A changing environment: key legal issues for NSW Government ...

Four key legal developments NSW mine operators need to watch in 2022
Insight 11 Feb 2022

NSW mine operators should closely monitor the trends emerging from planning and court decisions, particularly operators with upcoming expansions or new projects that will require new or modified approvals. It is also important for mine operators to be across the numerous pending legal reforms which will come into effect in 2022 and ensure they are complying with the new requirements. ...

Targeting net zero: key legal issues for Victorian Government
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Webinar: Governance duties and transparency requirements under the Public Administration Act 2004; Victorian Government duties under the Victorian Climate Change Act 2017 ...

A net-zero emissions electricity system: how do we get there?
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Webinar: A net-zero emissions electricity system: how do we get there? ...

Global ESG themes shaping the Australian legal outlook
Insight 02 Feb 2022

2022 will provide a practical demonstration of the appetite for ESG-led change that governments, major corporates and financial institutions all have, and how far this will feed into smaller businesses and everyday life. We explore key ESG themes shaping the legal outlook for businesses in 2022. ...

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