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Report: Our look ahead to the private equity market in Australia
Insight 03 Apr 2017

With the current exit cycle coming to an end for many sponsors and large amounts of dry powder waiting to be deployed were expecting an uptick in new investment activity in Australia by private equity sponsors There are some key trends and sectors to look out for in 2017 The Private Equity team at ...

Treasury consultation paper flags changes to stapled structures
Insight 28 Mar 2017

Stapled structures have been used as an investment platform in the property and infrastructure sectors for decades and more recently have been deployed into renewable energy agriculture and other areas Through the issue of its Taxpayer Alert on stapled structures on 31 January 2017 the ATO indicated ...

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 ...

Competition news
Insight 08 Mar 2017

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month and what it means for your business ...

Implications of the Critical Infrastructure Centre for foreign investment in Australia
Insight 24 Feb 2017

The Australian Governments Critical Infrastructure Centre launched earlier this year is part of the governments plans to manage national security concerns arising from foreign investment in Australian critical infrastructure The Centre has released a discussion paper calling for input into how it ...

Vietnam seeks to accelerate SOE privatisation process
Insight 19 Jan 2017

The privatisation of State-owned companies SOEs known as equitisation in Vietnam continues to be high on the Vietnamese Governments agenda as it continues to move towards a more market-driven economy and seeks to raise much needed capital to address the State budget deficit However to date progress ...

Linklaters Insights: A cross-border guide to starting a business
Insight 23 Dec 2016

Our global alliance partner Linklaters has compiled a guide for foreign investors who are looking to start a business in selected jurisdictions ...

How the UK's Brexit decision could affect you
Insight 20 Jun 2016

This week the UK will vote on whether it wants to remain part of the EU This decision could have global economic impacts and affect your business For instance how will it impact on free trade agreements with Europe and the rest of the world the pace of deals in the UK and the UK regulatory ...

Revisions to FIRB Guidance Note 23: clarity for foreign government investors
Insight 26 May 2016

Recent reforms to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 Cth introduced new provisions that deem foreign government investors of the same country to be associates of each other These provisions have created practical difficulties for foreign government investors who risk unintentionally ...