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New FIDIC practice note on DAABs
Insight 05 Feb 2024

A new practice note on dispute avoidance and adjudication boards (DAABs) was released by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) late last year. ...

Vietnam adopts more stringent rules on ownership in banks and their operations
Insight 01 Feb 2024

The newly passed Law on Credit Institutions 2024 (effective from 1 July 2024) will lower the ownership limits in Vietnamese credit institutions to address cross-ownership issues. It will also impose stricter ownership disclosure requirements to increase market transparency. ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2024, 8th Edition
Insight 31 Jan 2024

Fund financing activities in Australia remained strong in 2017 with particular focus on infrastructure private equity funds and private debt funds all of which took advantage of the additional liquidity and funding flexibility in this market ...

Sanctions developments in 2023 and expectations for 2024
Insight 30 Jan 2024

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, global sanctions proliferated rapidly. This trend continued in 2023, and the World Trade Organisation estimates that 12% of global trade is now affected by sanctions. ...

New year review: contract resets in the infrastructure sector
Insight 30 Jan 2024

A new year often brings with it an opportunity to review, reflect and….reset? The infrastructure sector has been subject to significant and unpredictable pressures in the last five years which has meant that contracts that were once fit for purpose are no longer responding to risks appropriately. ...

Another year, another FFSP update: what is the status of the FFSP reforms?
Insight 29 Jan 2024

In this Insight, we'll bring you up to speed on the latest updates to the FFSP regime, preparing you for what's ahead. ...

What is the future for natural gas in Australia?
Insight 22 Jan 2024

In this Insight, we explore the two possible pathways for the natural gas sector—a fast transition away from natural gas as a source of fuel, or longer-term use of natural gas as a transition fuel in the journey towards net zero — and the related implications for Australia. ...

Proposed changes to the security of payment regime in Victoria: watch this space
Insight 17 Jan 2024

Significant reforms are being considered to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) reflecting the practice in other Australian jurisdictions. ...

Lessons in shareholder activism
Insight 16 Jan 2024

The Australian Takeovers Panel has confirmed what most market participants suspected: a shareholder cannot acquire a substantial (5%+) long position in a target company and seek to influence its affairs without fully disclosing its position to the market. ...

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