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Linklaters Insight: Japan Offshore Wind (3rd Edition)
Insight 15 Sep 2020

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the offshore wind industry in Japan recently achieved several significant milestones. Download the latest report from our global partner, Linklaters. ...

Capturing the hydrogen opportunity for Australia and Japan
Insight 08 Sep 2020

Australian hydrogen exports are expected to contribute $1.7 billion to the economy and create 2800 jobs by 2030. This presents an enormous opportunity for Australian business. Our latest guide aims to help understand the opportunities and how to move forward. ...

The beginning of the end of the unit trust's monopoly? A look at corporate CIVs
Insight 04 Sep 2015

The Board of Taxations report on tax arrangements applying to collective investment vehicles advocates extending tax neutrality to three additional collective investment vehicles corporates modelled on the Luxembourg SICAV limited partnerships and common contractual funds In this issue we examine ...

Show me the data! Introducing the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

On 15 August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation that if passed will establish an economy-wide consumer-directed data transfer system The latest sprint in a marathon of reviews reports and recommendations over the past few years that have called for the adoption of some form ...

Implementing Australia's free trade commitments with Japan, Korea and Chile
Insight 06 Nov 2014

The Commonwealth has recently made regulation to implement Australias commitments under its free trade agreements with Japan Korea and Chile which will ease certain foreign investment review and life insurance business regulations for investors from those countries Japan Sector Leader and Partner ...

The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement
Insight 15 Apr 2014

Australia and Japan have recently concluded negotiations on an economic agreement which will reduce tariff barriers on the majority of Australian exports to Japan In contrast to the recently concluded Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement it does not include an investor-state dispute settlement ...

Asia Pacific international arbitration update
Insight 09 Apr 2014

We look at the inclusion of investor-state arbitration provisions in the recent Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement and the possible inclusion of such provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership a Singapore Court of Appeal decision that means parties challenging the jurisdiction of a tribunal have ...

Japan and Australia - a new era of opportunity
Insight 11 Jul 2014

This weeks historic visit to Australia by the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been widely lauded as the beginning of a new era in the relationship between the two countries Japan Sector Leader and Partner Tim Lester and Senior Associate Penny Alexander report on the opportunities this new ...

LNG destination clauses under scrutiny by Japanese competition regulator
Insight 07 Sep 2016

Part of the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industrys strategy for LNG market development which aims to achieve stability in LNG supply and lower prices is to abolish or relax destination clauses with the view that this would lead to lower prices through increased reselling and arbitrage ...

Business risk in international trade and investment
Insight 31 Mar 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues including legal commercial political and reputational risk issues In-house counsel perform a central role in supporting this oversight and maintaining compliance In the third of a five-part ...

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