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Global mining company wins land rich valuation case - Placer Dome Inc v Commissioner of State Revenue

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Global mining company wins land rich valuation case - Placer Dome Inc v Commissioner of State Revenue

The Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia allowed an appeal by Placer Dome Inc in a decision concerning the old land rich provisions in...

20 September 2017

Reef n’ beefed-up regulations proposed in Queensland

The Qld Government released the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement for broadening and enhancing reef protection regulations to improve water quality protections for the Great Barrier Reef.

20 September 2017

Demystifying tax audits & disputes: FAQs by individuals and SMEs

We answer frequently asked questions by individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises in Australia facing the prospect of an ATO audit or review.

18 September 2017

Equity crowdfunding gets moving in Australia

A legislative framework for public companies to raise funds by issuing ordinary shares to a large pool of investors without being listed on a stock exchange, using the...

14 September 2017

Ipso facto law reform and managing insolvency risks in projects and construction

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.

12 September 2017

Queensland’s Rehabilitation and Financial Assurance Relationship Status Update: It’s Complicated

On 7 September 2017, the Queensland government released a further discussion paper about how resource operators could potentially provide financial assurance sureties.

07 September 2017