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PNG accedes to the New York Convention – what will change?
Insight 07 Aug 2019

The Independent State of Papua New Guinea recently acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, which is likely to increase its ...

Leadership change in Papua New Guinea
Insight 03 Jul 2019

James Marape's ascension to the Prime Ministership of Papua New Guinea brings potential changes to regulation of the resources industry. We examine his new-look cabinet and some of the more recent ...

Linklaters Insights: Year in review, Year to come, Papua New Guinea Law in 2018
Insight 12 Dec 2018

Partner Partner Partner Paul Brittain Year in Review 2018 discusses some of the key areas of focus in PNG in 2018. Areas of reform in 2018 included capital markets regulation and improving infrastructure through a Public Private ...

New formal framework to help develop infrastructure within PNG
Insight 26 Feb 2018

More public infrastructure and services may be provided in Papua New Guinea through public private partnership arrangements following the long-awaited commencement of the Public Private Partnership ...

Personal Property Security regime commences in PNG
Insight 10 May 2016

The commencement of the Personal Property Security regime means important changes to the way companies transact business in Papua New Guinea. Partner Karla Fraser and Senior Associate Sarah Kuman ...

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 ...

New PNG securities legislation on the horizon
Insight 15 Jun 2015

The PNG Government has announced it will introduce new legislation to repeal and replace the Securities Act 1997 and set up the Securities Commission as an independent government agency. Senior Associate Ryan Warokra reports. Background ...

PNG's personal property security reform a step closer to becoming law
Insight 11 Jun 2015

Personal property security reform in Papua New Guinea is one step closer to becoming law following the government's release of draft regulations for public comment. Partner Karla Fraser and Senior ...

Important new changes to PNG company law
Insight 13 Mar 2015

Major changes to PNG company law have important ramifications for company directors, company secretaries, and anyone with an interest in the winding up of a company. Partner Richard Kriedemann and ...

PNG's new environmental regime begins
Insight 17 Feb 2015

The first phase of PNG's new environmental regime commenced on 1 December 2014. Senior Associate Ryan Warokra reports on the impact the new legislation will have. Background Conservation and Environment Protection Authority Act 2014 ...