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LNG destination clauses under scrutiny by Japanese competition regulator
Insight 07 Sep 2016

Part of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's strategy for LNG market development, which aims to achieve stability in LNG supply and lower prices, is to 'abolish or relax' ...

Climate change challenge against Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine dismissed
Insight 30 Aug 2016

Yesterday, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed a green group's challenge on climate change grounds against the Federal Environment Minister's approval of Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine project i ...

Court determines Native Title compensation for the first time
Insight 25 Aug 2016

Yesterday afternoon, the Federal Court handed down a decision which, for the first time, provided judicial consideration of how to calculate native title compensation. A decision on this issue has ...

Penalties: The final word
Insight 27 Jul 2016

Today, the High Court handed down its long-awaited decision in Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited , bringing an end to six years of litigation. The High Court dismissed the ...

ASIC's take on forward-looking statements
Insight 04 Jul 2016

ASIC has recently raised concerns about forward-looking statements by Australian miners that are made on the basis of preliminary scoping or feasibility studies. In a new Information Sheet, it has ...

Proposed amendments to the PNG Land Act
Insight 03 May 2016

Consultant Partner Amendments to the Papua New Guinea Land Act have been proposed which, among other things, will restrict ownership of land by non-citizens, including PNG incorporated companies that are wholly or partly owned by ...

'Chain of Responsibility' amendments impose new environmental obligations in Queensland
Insight 28 Apr 2016

The Queensland Parliament has passed the 'Chain of Responsibility' Bill with important amendments prior to enactment. The amending Act establishes a new regime under the State's primary environment ...

ACCC inquiry into the east coast gas market - key findings and recommendations
Insight 22 Apr 2016

The final report of the ACCC inquiry into the east coast gas market was released today. The ACCC has made recommendations about removing government moratoria on gas developments, revising the test ...

Queensland resource legislation is 'back to the future'
Insight 07 Apr 2016

The Queensland Government is continuing its review of mineral and energy resource legislative reforms, with proposed amendments currently before Parliament, many of which undo earlier proposed ...