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Getting The Deal Through: Boom in renewables
Insight 04 Aug 2017

Allens Partners Ben Farnsworth Michael Ryan and Tim Stewart were part of the global panel analysing the boom in renewables in the Australian project finance market In Getting the Deal Throughs third annual issue focusing on the global project finance markets Ben Michael and Tim look at the trends ...

Finkel Review - Data: Critical data needs in the national electricity market
Insight 05 Jul 2017

In the fourth of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment of the critical data needs in the National Electricity Market NEM including a key recommendation that by the end of 2018 the proposed Energy Security Board in collaboration with the Australian Energy Regulator ...

Finkel Review - Distributed Energy Resources: Unlocking potential and future partnerships
Insight 23 Jun 2017

In the second of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment on the growth of distributed energy resources DERs in the Australian energy landscape and his suggestions for future incentivisation and orchestration These suggestions have raised a number of considerations and ...

Finkel Review - Gas: A revolving door or real change?
Insight 20 Jun 2017

In the first of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment on the place of gas in the Australian energy landscape and his suggestions for the creation of more efficient gas markets These suggestions include both the familiar and the novel but it is yet to be seen if Dr ...

Finkel: the solution for our energy future?
Insight 13 Jun 2017

As the saying goes never let a good crisis go to waste The Finkel Review commissioned after blackouts in South Australia and delivered by Australias Chief Scientist last week may prove to be the right report at the right time to garner support for energy and emissions policy positions that could ...

Victorian Government proposes reforms to reserve domestic gas production
Insight 07 Jun 2017

The Victorian Government has today proposed significant gas market reforms primarily involving the introduction of a cap on the export of gas from Victoria in order to facilitate the reservation of domestic gas production for domestic supply The proposed reforms are aimed at reducing domestic gas ...

Budget measures to increase gas supply
Insight 10 May 2017

The 2017 Federal Budget introduced several measures designed to increase domestic gas supply to the Australian market Key measures include the direct financing of onshore gas development and studies into potential programs aimed at increasing the efficiency transparency and security of the gas ...

Parliament passes diverted profits tax legislation
Insight 31 Mar 2017

Legislation to implement a diverted profits tax has passed the Federal Parliament From 1 July 2017 the tax may potentially apply to the diversion of profits offshore through arrangements between related parties Targeted at large multinational groups the diverted profits tax is a fusion of ...

Review of climate change policies discussion paper
Insight 28 Mar 2017

Following the release of the terms of reference for the 2017 climate change policy review in December 2016 the Federal Government has recently released its climate change policy review discussion paper for public consultation Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Lawyer Holly ...

Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 15 Mar 2017

Australias foreign investment approval regime is increasingly a major political issue that is often highlighted and discussed in the media Our foreign investment law experts have summarised the key information you need to know about Australias FIRB regime ...