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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 ...

New PPP guidelines for NSW
Insight 28 Jul 2017

The NSW Government has released updated guidelines that govern the Public Private Partnership (PPP) procurement process in NSW and will provide welcome assistance to both NSW Government agencies and bidding consortiums. ...

Improving accountability and member outcomes in superannuation?
Insight 25 Jul 2017

The Federal Governments proposed new superannuation legislation imposes significant new obligations on RSE licensees and could have a material effect on shareholders The Allens Superannuation team reports on the key changes ...

Australia's foreign investment regime - regulatory burden reduced
Insight 03 Jul 2017

Significant changes to Australias foreign investment regime came into effect on 1 July 2017 intended to address concerns regarding this regime raised since its introduction in December 2015 The amendments reduce the regulatory burden in a number of key ways and will impact a range of foreign ...

Land tax recovery - no, yes, no again
Insight 15 Jun 2017

The Queensland Government is proposing legislation that will restore a prohibition on landlords requiring tenants to pay land tax under commercial leases entered into after 1 January 1992 and before 30 June 2009 This essentially negates the effect of a Supreme Court decision that land tax from 30 ...

The Public-Private Partnership Law Review
Insight 13 Jun 2017

After a busy 2016 with new projects coming to market and others transitioning from development into operations phase strong market activity is continuing this year although there is some uncertainty as to the project pipeline in some states ...

Banks set to grin and BEAR new measures to improve individual accountability
Insight 07 Jun 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the domestic banking sectors accountability the Federal Government recently announced a series of measures to join the ongoing global push seeking to improve measures for individual accountability for misconduct The proposed Banking Executives Accountability ...

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 ...

Can super really help housing affordability (and I have not asked should it)?
Insight 07 Jun 2017

The 2017 Budget included proposals intended to reduce pressure on housing affordability Two of them use the superannuation system to do so the First Home Super Saver Scheme and the Reducing Barriers to Downsizing proposal Partner Michelle Levy examines the schemes in more detail ...

Report: Australia's foreign investment regime - budget changes relating to solar and wind farms
Insight 24 May 2017

In the 2017 Budget the Australian Government flagged a number of changes to Australias foreign investment regime including clarifying the treatment of solar and wind farms under the regime ...