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Singapore Convention on Mediation: a step towards easier enforcement of international settlements
Insight 11 Jul 2019

On 7 August 2019, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation (the Convention ) will be open for signature. It will come into force six months afte ...

English law developments on parent liability for local impacts - the Vedanta Resources decision
Insight 15 Apr 2019

Partner On 10 April 2019, the English Supreme Court ruled that nearly 2000 members of rural farming communities in Zambia can bring proceedings in the English courts against the UK-incorporated Vedanta Resources Plc (Vedanta). The claims ...

Climate change reporting - heating up in 2019
Insight 29 Mar 2019

The need for companies to manage and report on climate-change risks is gaining momentum in Australia. This is part of a global trend, as investors and governing bodies increasingly expect companies ...

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 ...

Major new corporate and financial sector penalties - what they mean for you
Insight 22 Feb 2019

New legislation that greatly increases penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct will have wide-ranging and significant effects. Partner Alex Mason, Managing Associate Chris Kerrigan ...

Climate change reporting - heating up in 2019
Insight 19 Feb 2019

The need for companies to manage and report on climate-change risks is gaining momentum in Australia. This is part of a global trend, as investors and governing bodies increasingly expect companies ...

State of trade - the regulatory impacts on your business in 2019
Insight 12 Feb 2019

If last year was anything to go by, managing trade-related risk has never been more important to your business. In 2018 we saw significant growth in regulatory actions undertaken globally in relian ...

Modern Slavery Bill passed - how can your business prepare?
Insight 03 Dec 2018

As the Federal Modern Slavery Bill has passed Parliament, Australian entities (or entities carrying on a business in Australia) with at least $100 million global consolidated revenue will be requir ...

International Arbitration - Australian courts' power to grant interim freezing orders
Insight 02 Nov 2018

The WA Court of Appeal has taken an expansive view of the power that Australian courts have to grant interim orders in support of international arbitrations. Specifically, it has confirmed that the ...

A development from the English Court of Appeal regarding legal professional privilege in internal investigations
Insight 02 Oct 2018

In a recent judgment, the English Court of Appeal reversed a controversial High Court decision that had severely limited the application of legal professional privilege in internal investigations ...

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