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Frameworks for our networks
Insight 18 Feb 2021

The past two decades have seen major change in public transport in Australia and New Zealand. Our latest report aims to inform future policy development in the transport sector by providing governments and industry participants with a comprehensive review. ...

Post 2025 National Electricity Market Design
Insight 16 Feb 2021

The COAG Energy Council requested that the Energy Security Board (ESB) consider whether any changes were required to the core National Electricity Market (NEM) framework in order to facilitate the technological shift towards a lower emissions electricity system. ...

National Electricity and Gas rules update: December 2020 and January 2021
Insight 16 Feb 2021

In our latest update, we examine the progress of new and existing rule change requests to the AEMC across the months of December and January, as well as take a closer look at the ESB's progress on the interim Renewable Energy Zone framework. ...

Construction Law: the year in review and year ahead

Webinar: Construction Law year in review and year ahead ...

In defence of densification
Insight 11 Feb 2021

In modern times, Australian cities and many around the world have strived to achieve greater urban densification. This is a trend driven by both the prevailing wisdom of the times and by necessity. Suddenly, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised fundamental questions about urban density and its risks. ...

Five critical trends shaping the business and human rights landscape in 2021
Insight 10 Feb 2021

Ensuring respect for human rights presents a growing challenge for businesses in light of evolving laws and standards, together with increasing public scrutiny and stakeholder expectations. This Insight provides an update on five emerging trends for 2021. ...

Immediate reforms recommended by Final EPBC Act Review Report
Insight 10 Feb 2021

The Final Report of the of the once-in-a-decade review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) has identified new, legally enforceable National Environmental Standards, independent oversight and enforcement, and indigenous engagement as key actions ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments: major FIRB law changes; ASIC extends relief for financial reporting and AGM requirements; and other corporate law developments
Insight 09 Feb 2021

Major foreign investment law changes; ASIC extends relief for financial reporting and AGM requirements and issues guidance on design and distribution laws; ASX issues guidance to address 'earning surprises'; ACCC releases first digital platform inquiry interim report; and WA Supreme Court hands down decision with implications for legal professional privilege in internal emails. ...

International Arbitration: Spain's claim for sovereign immunity rejected?
Insight 08 Feb 2021

The Full Court of the Federal Court has held that foreign sovereign immunity did not apply to prevent parties from seeking recognition of an arbitral award against Spain. We examine Kingdom of Spain v Infrastructure Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. and its implications. ...

National energy laws: higher penalties and stronger powers
Insight 08 Feb 2021

New laws came into effect from 29 January 2021 which significantly increase the penalties payable for breaches of Australia's electricity, gas and energy retail laws. They also provide the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) with stronger powers when investigating and enforcing contraventions. ...