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Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitrations – Australia signs the Mauritius Convention

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Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitrations – Australia signs the Mauritius Convention

On 18 July 2017 Australia signed the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (New York, 2014), commonly known as the Mauritius Convention on Transparency.

24 July 2017

Stabilising the fracture – Northern Territory hydraulic fracturing inquiry releases interim report

The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Unconventional Reservoirs in the Northern Territory has released an interim report assessing the risks and impacts posed from an impartial standpoint.

21 July 2017

Timber Creek native title compensation appeal

This article was written by Scott Singleton and Nick Testro. On 20 July 2017, the Full Federal Court handed down its appeal judgment in relation to a 2016 decision of...

21 July 2017

RMB Internationalisation and the evolution of global RMB hubs: official report released

The Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue's Official Report: overview of the current state of offshore RMB markets and a frank assessment of the challenges faced by RMB hubs and...

20 July 2017

Changes to Australia’s financial services taxation regimes

The tax changes are aimed at reducing the uncertainty with the Investment Manager Regime (IMR) and the new tax system for attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).

19 July 2017

The Final Leg: Cross-border related party financing and PCG 2017/D4

Following the Chevron judgment, the ATO has released PCG 2017/D4: ATO compliance approach to taxation issues associated with cross-border related party financing arrangements and related transactions.

17 July 2017