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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. ...

National Electricity and Gas rules update: November 2021
Insight 15 Dec 2021

In our latest update, we examine the progress of new and existing rule change requests to the AEMC across the month of December, as well as take a closer look at the AEMC's rule change to protect customers affected by family violence. ...

How government is integrating environmental sustainability into procurements
Insight 14 Dec 2021

This Insight explains how recent developments in Victoria are shaping the way government evaluates tenders and monitors sustainability during project delivery and operation, particularly in infrastructure projects. It also flags other Australian governments' recent initiatives in this important area. ...

Are diversification leases the answer?
Insight 14 Dec 2021

The WA Government has proposed to introduce a new form of non-exclusive land tenure. These proposed diversification leases would be suitable for hydrogen and other renewable energy projects. ...

Government sets out agenda for big changes to regulation of payments and digital assets
Insight 13 Dec 2021

The Government's response paper — 'Transforming Australia's Payments System' — addresses the recent Review of the Australian Payments System, the report of the Senate Select Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre and the Parliamentary Joint Committee Corporations and Financial Services Report on Mobile Payment and Digital Wallet Financial Services. ...

Net-zero by 2050: implications for Australia's electricity sector

Webinar: Net-zero by 2050: implications for Australia's electricity sector ...

In Touch: Highest total penalty amount ever imposed under ACL; and other developments
Insight 10 Dec 2021

NAB acquisition of Citigroup Australia Pty Limited’s Aust consumer business; Turnitin LLC's acquisition of Ouriginal Group AB; Techtronic Industries Australia; JBS acquisition of Rivalea Holdings and Oxdale Dairy Enterprise; Compass Matin; Australian Institute of Professional Education Pty Ltd ...

Long-awaited sanctions reform may result in more dispersed sanctions risk
Insight 08 Dec 2021

Last year, the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade (the committee) recommended enacting legislation to establish a worldwide human rights sanctions regime. Last week, the government's response was tabled in Parliament. ...

Ambition for a global hydrogen economy
Insight 07 Dec 2021

There is now a clear sense that hydrogen may prove the 'missing link' for countries seeking to achieve a fully functioning, net-zero economy consistent with their Paris Agreement objectives. ...

Corporate and financial services whistleblowing
Insight 06 Dec 2021

In this Insight, we have summarised recent whistleblowing developments from an ASIC perspective, and identified several international developments which may inform ASIC's supervisory and enforcement activities in this space going forward. ...