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Keeping the lights on: Australia’s new energy plan throws a lifeline to ‘reliable’ coal and gas fired power plants

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The Australian Government has announced a new energy policy that forces electricity retailers in the Eastern States to ensure they purchase wholesale electricity from a portfolio of sources.

17 October 2017

It is becoming more important for financiers, owners, principals and contractors to manage counterparty insolvency risk as a key part of their project contingency plans.

11 October 2017

Transparency International Australia has released a report into corruption risks in the mining approvals process in Australia, as part of its broader Mining for Sustainable Development Programme.

10 October 2017

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KWM advised Bindaree Beef on its sale of a majority interest to the Hong Kong based Hui family and investment firm, Archstone Investment (Consortium).

16 October 2017

King & Wood Mallesons has remained a leading firm across a number of categories in the Mergermarket, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters league tables for Q3 2017

16 October 2017

King & Wood Mallesons has improved its overall position in the 2017 Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index, ranking 13th.

12 October 2017

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Opportunities, concerns and issues facing foreign companies investing, operating and sourcing in from China.

01 August 2017

Australia’s merger control regime is contained in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and is primarily administered by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

20 July 2017

While the new tax rules are aimed at foreign vendors, Australian residents might similarly find themselves caught by the new regime when acquiring certain Australian assets.

10 July 2017

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