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Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak On Chinese Commodity Sale Contracts

As one of the largest consumers of commodity products globally, the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on international commodity contracts with Chinese buyers raises challenging and important...

10 February 2020

Victorian Gold Rush 2.0: A new royalty and new opportunities in the Victorian gold market

This article was written by Scott Langford, Lachlan Fahey, Danielle Parry, Jordan Osrin.Victoria appears to be primed for a new ‘gold rush’.  With gold production at record levels,...

29 January 2020

Australia’s first modern slavery statements are due this year: are you ready?

If your business is caught by the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (the Act), you may have your first modern slavery statement due this year.

24 January 2020

The Future of 5G: Government Enquiry

5G, the next evolution of mobile technology, has already landed in Australia with both Telstra and Optus recently launching 5G products in selected areas. When it is fully...

23 September 2019

New Scope For Conditional Approval Of Mining Projects? NSW Independent Planning Commission Steps in to the Climate Change Policy Role.

Wambo has been approved by the IPC on the condition of preparing an Export Management Plan intended to minimise the Scope 3 GHGEs produced by the Project.

05 September 2019

Binding joint venture agreement or an agreement to agree?

The recent decision in Bacchus Resources Pty Ltd v Talisman Mining Limited [2019] NSWSC 1044 revisited the question of whether an agreement to negotiate in good faith so...

04 September 2019

Significant rehabilitation and security reforms passed by Queensland parliament

The MERFP Bill is a key aspect of the Queensland government’s initiative to improve environmental management and rehabilitation across Queensland and minimise the Government’s exposure to failed rehabilitation.

16 November 2018

Head north for change – new Northern Territory environmental reforms

The Northern Territory Government has further advanced its overhaul of the current Northern Territory environmental regulatory system with the public release of the draft Environment Protection Bill 2019...

19 October 2018

All over takeovers: Developments since 1 July

There has continued to be considerable activity in the takeovers regulatory space over the last 3 months. This article provides a snapshot of applications made to the Panel...

12 October 2018

Morrison’s Christmas promise: Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement

Australia’s new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has promised the long awaited Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement by Christmas. The announcement is a good news story for international trade...

05 September 2018

Consideration Criteria - New Queensland Financial Provisioning Scheme Guidelines

Draft regulations and guidelines for the Financial Provisioning Scheme set to be introduced in the Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018 (Qld).

20 June 2018

A series of new rehabilitation risk management proposals for Queensland resources sector

The Queensland Government has published two discussion papers as part of the government’s ongoing mine rehabilitation and financial assurance reforms initiative.

14 June 2018

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