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The National Anti-Corruption Commission in action
Insight 09 Oct 2023

New anti-corruption watchdog, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (the NACC ), has now been operating for 100 days, and has already received more than 1200 referrals and opened three ...

Guidance on funding disclosure for private capital bids
Insight 06 Oct 2023

In this Insight, we look at a recent decision from the Takeovers Panel that has helped to clarify how funding certainty and disclosure apply to private capital bidders. We also address some of the other issues for private capital investors to consider in their funding arrangements. ...

Significant expansion of the NSW duty base
Insight 04 Oct 2023

The 2023 NSW budget contained a number of significant changes to stamp duty, including: the landholder duty acquisition threshold for private unit trusts has been lowered from 50% to 20% wholesale ...

Whistling in the wind: clarification on the limited retrospective application of the corporate and tax whistleblower protection regime
Insight 04 Oct 2023

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has unanimously determined that the updated whistleblower protections that came into effect on 1 July 2019 do not apply to detrimental conduct engag ...

Fuel for thought: is SAF the safe bet?
Insight 29 Sep 2023

In this Insight , we look at the challenge posed by the Aviation Green Paper ( the Paper ) for the Australian aviation sector to lead the transition to net zero. Released on 7 September 2023, the ...

Regulatory reform for the energy transition
Insight 27 Sep 2023

Reforming the regulatory framework that underpins our electricity system is a key aspect of Australia's energy transition. We've made a snapshot of five key regulatory reforms that are currently in progress or have recently been implemented which are designed to facilitate the energy transition. ...

Thin cap: debt deduction creation regime
Insight 25 Sep 2023

In this insight, we analyse the new debt deduction creation regime and discuss its potential implications. ...

IP Australia releases new guidance on classifying emerging technology trade marks
Insight 22 Sep 2023

IP Australia recently released new guidance on how to classify trade mark goods and services that relate to the emerging technologies of virtual goods, the metaverse, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchains. We outline how the guidance may be relevant to your business and also provide some practical suggestions for dealing with applications and registrations affected by it. ...

Best practice approach to communications between principals and superintendents
Insight 21 Sep 2023

This Insight sets out practical tips on achieving best practice communications between principals and superintendents in order to avoid any perception of bias, and summarises recent case law on the consequences of failing to heed this guidance. ...