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FIRB regime updates: what you need to know
Insight

Webinar: FIRB regime updates: what you need to know ...

Proposed changes to FIRB approval rules
Insight 17 Feb 2022

On 14 February 2022, the Government released proposed changes to the FIRB approval rules, in the form of an exposure draft of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Amendment Regulations 2022 which would amend the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulations 2015. We outline and comment on the changes proposed. ...

Foreign Investment Regulatory Framework (FIRB)
Sectors & Services

Australia’s foreign investment regulatory framework is changing substantially from 1 January 2021. Our team is at the forefront of these changes and well placed to help you plan ahead as you execute your Australian investment strategy. ...

Overview of Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime
Other

Significant changes to Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime came into effect last year. This guide provides up-to-date information you need to know about how the new FIRB regime operates. ...

Expansion in scope of transactions subject to FIRB approval rules
Insight 15 Dec 2021

In this Insight, we look at the changes and comment on what they mean for transactions. The changes to the SOCI Act also have operational implications for many businesses – which we will separately publish on. ...

Changes to FIRB Guidance Notes
Insight 26 Jul 2021

The Australian Government has finalised and released legislation to make major changes to Australia's foreign investment laws – commonly known as the 'FIRB regime' – with effect from 1 January 2021. This Insight summarises the key changes to the FIRB regime. ...

Mandatory FIRB approval thresholds for acquisitions in Australian entities
Insight 23 Jun 2021

On, 1 January 2021 significant changes came into effect to Australia's (FIRB) remine.  To help you navigate the complexities of these new rules we have compiled a summary of the thresholds for determining whether a proposed acquisition of equity interests triggers an obligation to obtain 'FIRB approval' under the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (FATA). ...

Major proposed changes to FIRB regime
Insight 05 Jun 2020

On 5 June 2020 the Federal Treasurer announced major proposed changes to Australia's FIRB regime to address national security risks and ensure greater compliance with FIRB approval conditions. ...

Allocating FIRB completion risk in public M&A deals
Insight 22 Apr 2021

One of the issues a target board will need to consider when assessing a takeover by a foreign bidder is the mitigation of FIRB completion risk in the transaction, and the appropriate allocation of any residual risk between the bidder and the target. This is particularly an issue where the target's business includes critical infrastructure or raises national security issues. ...

FIRB Approval for Royal Dutch Shell
News 04 Dec 2015

Royal Dutch Shell Plc's A$98 billion takeover of BG Group Plc passed its final Australian regulatory hurdle and received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board ( FIRB ). The merger ...

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