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What the ATO’s expanded armoury means for foreign investment into Australia

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Tax is now a key part of the Australian foreign investment regime and the foreign investment rules have significantly more bite.

14 October 2015

The application of GST to supplies of digital and other intangible products by foreign suppliers to Australian consumers.

13 October 2015

Private Equity Update: MYOB case decision lays bare inherent weaknesses that exist in common sell side auction processes.

12 October 2015

DFAT has published a statement outlining the key features of the Agreement, including the ISDS mechanism.

09 October 2015

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission allows insurance capital to be used for the formation of private equity funds within the PRC.

09 October 2015

Amendments to the Law on the Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution brings many new features into the Air Pollution law.

09 October 2015

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KWM advised Macquarie Group on the debt and equity funding for its $8.2 billion purchase of Esanda.

09 October 2015

KWM advised funds advised by CHAMP Private Equity on the sale of its Alleasing business to private investment firm, Monash Private Capital.

07 October 2015

KWM acts on Origin Energy Limited's pro rata accelerated renounceable entitlement offer, advising lead manager Macquarie Capital.

30 September 2015

KWM has moved up to number 12 in the 2015 Acritas Sharplegal Global Elite Brand Index. Since 2010 the firm has jumped 28 places.

28 September 2015

National collaboration on Lawmail, Lawstuff and online safety presented with a Play Your Part award by NAPCAN.

17 September 2015

Katrina Rathie, Partner in Charge of KWM Sydney, named Woman Lawyer of the Year, Private Practice, at the Women Lawyers Achievement Awards 2015.

15 September 2015

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In this first edition we look at developments including the rise of cybercrime across the world, the nuclear deal with Iran, the rule of law in post-election Nigeria and more.

10 September 2015

A collection of articles on foreign investment, cross-border experiences, shareholder engagement and regulatory developments.

31 August 2015

In this unique report, KWM addresses some of the most complex issues facing foreign investors in China.

31 August 2015

King & Wood Mallesons annual report reviews class actions in Australia between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015. Australia litigation funding, class action procedures and developments.

18 August 2015

The emergence of AUD TLB tranches is but one part of a growing movement towards disintermediation in the Australian debt financing markets.

16 July 2015

With its vast population and fast development in communication technologies, China has become a highly attractive market for international investors.

24 June 2015