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From lab to pasture to plate - amendments to the National Gene Technology Scheme
Insight 12 Aug 2019

As gene technologies advance, regulatory certainty is paramount. The Federal Government has amended the scheme that regulates the release of genetically modified organisms into the environment in a ...

Will the Australian food regulator change its tuna?
Insight 12 Aug 2019

From milk to meat and from chicken to tuna, the global animal-based food industry has been asking 'what's in a name?' in the context of the policy debate over the regulation of vegan alternatives t ...

Australia and Indonesia sign bilateral free trade agreement - what it means for you
Insight 21 Mar 2019

After eight years of negotiation, Australia and Indonesia have signed a bilateral free trade agreement that both reduces tariff and non-tariff barriers for trade and investment, and simplifies ...

ACCC 2019 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 28 Feb 2019

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2019 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 26 February. ...

Changes to open and transparent sale process requirement for foreign persons acquiring agricultural land
Insight 22 Oct 2018

On 25 September 2018, the Foreign Investment Review Board released revised guidance on the application of the requirement for an open and transparent sale process for foreign persons acquiring ...

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2018
Insight 22 Feb 2018

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2018 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by ACCC Chairman Rod Sims on 20 February 2018. ...

New restrictions on foreign persons acquiring Australian land and agribusinesses
Insight 01 Feb 2018

The Federal Treasurer has today announced material changes to Australia's foreign investment regime, which will significantly impact transactions undertaken by foreign persons of Australian land ...

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

Australia's 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 k ...

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2017
Insight 27 Feb 2017

Criminal cartels, unfair contract terms, consumer guarantees and the health, construction and agriculture sectors are some of the ACCC's key enforcement and compliance priorities for 2017. ACCC ...

Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper - key proposals for agribusiness investors
Insight 14 Jul 2015

The Federal Government's Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper is focused on increasing the attractiveness of Australia's agribusiness sector as an investment destination. The White Paper contains significant proposals of relevance to ...

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