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Australia’s competition policy framework and laws are currently undergoing a wide-ranging review, With a Draft Report laying out a sensible path going forward.

24 April 2015

The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, announced on 17 November 2014, grants Australian businesses unprecedented access to the fastest growing market in the world.

24 April 2015

Amendments to the Melbourne & Port Phillip Planning Schemes and development of the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Plan.

23 April 2015

Continued uncertainty as to whether s 254 imposes an obligation on trustees to retain funds sufficient to pay tax if a relevant assessment has not been issued.

17 April 2015

The working paper sets out a number of important findings regarding the incidence and efficiency of Australia’s tax system.

17 April 2015

This article was written by Andrew Clements. The introduction of a new taxation treatment for managed investment trusts represents a significant reform. It may be one of the single greatest tax...

09 April 2015

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King & Wood Mallesons acts on DEXUS Property Group’s $400 million fully underwritten institutional placement.

22 April 2015

KWM advised Affinity Equity Partners on its $640 million acquisition of Nine Live from Nine Entertainment Co.

17 April 2015

KWM continues to add significant fire power to its international Energy, Resources & Projects team with the appointment of partner Robert Edel.

14 April 2015

KWM advised Guangdong Rising Assets Management, a Chinese SOE, on its A$1.1 billion unconditional ofcf-market bid for PanAust Limited.

31 March 2015

KWM has acted for National Storage REIT in relation to a $57.5 million fully underwritten institutional placement of new stapled securities.

27 March 2015

Australian directors call for ‘big ticket’ reform in key areas as uncertainty and volatility threaten to impact strategic corporate growth.

26 March 2015

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This edition of Red Tape covers the good, the bad and the ugly in terms of regulations affecting cross-border investment.

24 April 2015

Global Competition Review's Asia-Pacific Antitrust 2015 chapters - developments in Australia's cartel, merger control and telecoms sectors.

22 April 2015

Australian directors call for 'big ticket' reform in key areas as uncertainty and volatility threaten to impact strategic corporate growth

26 March 2015

An update on the latest in Australian agribusiness, including ChAFTA, cross-border trading, organic exports and trade mark protection.

01 January 2015

Quick overview of the legal, taxation and structuring issues when considering real estate investment in Australia.

01 January 2015

In this edition, we address a variety of topics, each of which has an important impact on matters affecting international arbitration.

05 December 2014