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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. ...

Overview of Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime
Insight 25 Jan 2021

Significant changes to Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime came into effect on 1 January 2021. Our FIRB experts have summarised the key information you need to know about how the new FIRB regime operates. ...

Major FIRB reforms to commence on 1 January 2021
Insight 14 Dec 2020

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. ...

Summary of proposed reforms to FIRB regime – Tranche 2 Regulations
Insight 28 Sep 2020

On 18 September 2020 the Federal Government released exposure drafts of the 'Tranche 2 Regulations' to amend Australia's foreign investment laws. This follows the release on 31 July 2020 of the ...

Temporary FIRB changes significantly lengthen application review periods
Insight 12 Jun 2020

On 29 March 2020, the Federal Treasurer announced major changes to Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime to address risks arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 15 Mar 2017

Australias foreign investment approval regime is increasingly a major political issue that is often highlighted and discussed in the media Our foreign investment law experts have summarised the key information you need to know about Australias FIRB regime ...

Revisions to FIRB Guidance Note 23: clarity for foreign government investors
Insight 26 May 2016

Recent reforms to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 Cth introduced new provisions that deem foreign government investors of the same country to be associates of each other These provisions have created practical difficulties for foreign government investors who risk unintentionally ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments: ASIC concludes stub equity consultation; FIRB amending legislation introduced; FIRB updates guidance on tax conditions; proposal to make electronic signing and virtual meetings permanent; and other corporate law developments
Insight 02 Nov 2020

ASIC concludes position on use of stub equity in control transactions; ASX extends emergency class waivers and clarifies ability to ratify use of additional placement capacity; FIRB amending legislation introduced to Parliament; FIRB updates guidance on tax conditions; ACCC to examine competition in mobile apps; Fair Work Commission extends temporary COVID-19 flexibilities in 99 modern awards; Federal Government proposes to make electronic signing and virtual meetings permanent. ...

Major proposed changes to FIRB regime from 1 January 2021: release of exposure draft of amending legislation – national security test
Insight 13 Aug 2020

On 31 July 2020 the Federal Government released exposure drafts of legislation to amend Australia's foreign investment laws to include a new national security test and make various other changes. This insight examines the new national security test, with the other changes to be covered in follow on ...

Allens视界– 新冠病毒(COVID-19)促使FIRB体制发生重大变化
Insight 01 Apr 2020

2020年3月29日,澳大利亚联邦政府财政部长宣布对澳大利亚的外国投资审查批准(FIRB)体制进行重大修改,以应对由新型冠状病毒(COVID-19)爆发引起的风险。这些修改虽然是暂时的,但大幅度地扩展了需要获得FIRB批准的交易范围,并大大延长了FIRB申请的审查期限。 ...

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