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The end of the unit trust monopoly - tranche 1 of the revised CCIV bill
Insight 15 Jun 2018

On 13 June 2018 the Federal Government released the first tranche of the revised exposure draft legislation for the new corporate collective investment vehicle one of the two forms of collective investment vehicle which it pledged to develop as part of the 2016-2017 budget We are undertaking a ...

Class action and litigation funding review - ALRC grapples with thorny issues
Insight 06 Jun 2018

As part of its current inquiry into class actions and litigation funders the Australian Law Reform Commission has released a discussion paper that is a timely contribution to the long-running debate on the appropriate regulation of class action proceedings and litigation funding In general it ...

New reporting requirements for critical infrastructure
Insight 04 Jun 2018

New reporting requirements for critical infrastructure require the lodgement of information on the Register of Critical Infrastructure Assets before 11 January 2019 ...

Insight into the workings of Queensland's Planning Act 2016
Insight 04 Jun 2018

Queensland's Planning and Environment Court recently delivered three significant decisions that provide insight into the operation of the Planning Act 2016. The decisions separately address service requirements for submitter appellants, the operation of the transitional provisions in the Act and the ...

Exposure Draft to implement tax integrity package for stapled structures released
Insight 23 May 2018

Treasury has released the first of several tranches of exposure draft legislation to implement the Federal Governments tax integrity package for stapled structures and broader tax concessions currently available to certain foreign investors The draft legislation sets out the requirements that ...

2018-19 Federal Budget - superannuation
Insight 15 May 2018

The 2018-19 Federal Budget has introduced a number of proposed superannuation-related changes, with a focus on protecting small balances, young members and existing retirees. ...

New Victorian Market-led Proposals Guideline
Insight 19 Dec 2017

The Victorian Government has recently released an updated version of its Market-led Proposals Guideline also known as unsolicited proposals in other states which affirms its continued focus on market-led infrastructure and services projects and provides increased clarity for proponents around the ...

Northern Territory's bold renewable energy target
Insight 11 Dec 2017

The NT Government has released the Roadmap to Renewables report which considers how the Government could successfully implement a policy to achieve half of the Territorys energy requirements from renewable sources by 2030 ...

Christmas comes early for the AFP and CDPP: Bill introduced to reform foreign bribery laws and introduce DPA scheme
Insight 08 Dec 2017

The Australian Government has introduced the Crimes Legislation Amendment Combatting Corporate Crime Bill 2017 into the Senate which if passed into law will significantly strengthen Australias foreign bribery laws and introduce a Deferred Prosecution Agreement scheme for resolving corporate criminal ...

Significant overhaul of measures to combat corporate crime
Insight 06 Dec 2017

Today the Federal Government will introduce legislation that will significantly overhaul Australias foreign bribery laws and will also establish a deferred prosecution regime that is intended to provide an incentive for companies to self-report a range of serious white-collar crime matters The ...

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