Christopher Hewitt, Senior Associate Gerowyn Schuster, Senior Lawyer Australia’s Minister for Agriculture recently stated that “Australia’s future is one where we might not be a military superpower, we won’t necessarily be a superpower in other areas, but we will be a major Asian food power.
Christopher Hewitt, Senior Associate When the new federal government was elected in September, the new Prime Minster Tony Abbot declared that Australia was once again open for business and for new investment.
Australia has a long history of international investment in agribusiness projects. International investors are a crucial part of the growth and success of Australian agribusiness projects and industry.
Daniel Moulis, Principal Christopher Hewitt, Senior Associate Australia is “under new management”. The Liberal National Party (“the Coalition”) was elected as our new Government on 7 September 2013.
Daniel Moulis, Principal Charles Zhan, Chinese and Australian law graduate In recent announcements, the Australian and Chinese Governments have suggested that they will re-energise their free trade agreement (“FTA”) negotiations.
Daniel Moulis, Principal Alistair Bridges, Solicitor According to the 2010 Scorecard of Red Tape Reform released by the Australian Business Council, the Australian Capital Territory (“ACT”) is the worst jurisdiction in Australia for “red tape” in business regulation.
Daniel Moulis, Principal The Court of First Instance at Luxembourg has handed down a decision that will further liberalise the treatment of Chinese exporters accused of the practice of selling products at low prices to European customers (“dumping”).
Jun Wang, Senior Solicitor Foreign investment stories have dominated media headlines in recent months. Australia-China business stakeholders will have noticed.
The Mortimer review of export policies and programs, entitled Winning in World Markets (“Mortimer Report”) was released on 1 September 2008.