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Critical infrastructure: are you ready to report?

Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial

Critical infrastructure: are you ready to report?

Starting on 11 July 2018, owners and operators of Australia’s critical infrastructure assets have 6 months to report current ownership and operating details.

11 July 2018

Deal Wrap: Paladin restructure

KWM advised Paladin Energy Limited and its administrators KPMG, on Paladin’s complex balance sheet restructure.

04 July 2018

Federal Government takes first steps on modern slavery law

The Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) has been introduced to the House of Representatives in Federal Parliament.

02 July 2018

Modern Slavery Reporting Requirement - NSW first mover on supply chain transparency

Key provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) and the implications it will have on all commercial organisations.

27 June 2018

China makes its capital markets and financial services sector more attractive to foreign investment

New rules and policy statements by China’s regulators provide a catalyst for the further opening up of its financial markets and financial services sector to foreign investment.

21 June 2018

Australian Plant Breeders’ Rights to be significantly strengthened

Significant changes to the regulation of Australian plant breeders’ rights are currently before Parliament.

21 June 2018
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Amendments to the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme

The dreadfully drafted Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 (FITS Bill) is to be substantially narrowed in its scope.

15 June 2018

What a whinger! Employee’s complaint about management found to be a workplace right

Thee Federal Circuit Court has taken a broad view of what constitutes a workplace right by awarding an employee $144,570.48 in compensation plus a pecuniary penalty

14 June 2018
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Severe penalties for underpayment of wages

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has imposed significant penalties on employers that have underpaid their employees.

14 June 2018
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Effective management may prevent bullying orders

Employers who can demonstrate they can effectively deal with bullying conduct may avoid bullying orders being made by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

14 June 2018
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What a nuisance: getting interim relief from unlawful picketing

Interim remedies are available to employers who suffer loss from unlawful picketing activities – Yakult Australia Pty Ltd v National Union of Workers & Ors [2018] VSC 151

14 June 2018
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Cooling-off period: the need for good faith bargaining

FWC determines it will not suspend protected industrial action at the request of the employer, where the employer is not willing to and does not negotiate...

14 June 2018
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