• New South Wales introduces safe building products legislation

    The New South Wales (NSW) Government introduced the Building Products (Safety) Bill 2017 (the proposed Act) into Parliament on 16 November 2017.

    November 17, 2017

  • Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target Auction Scheme now open for bids

    We provide an overview of the key features of the VRET Auction.

    November 16, 2017

  • Legal Alert | Retail leasing and unfair contract terms

    In September, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commenced its first enforcement action for unfair contract terms. Proceedings were instituted in the Federal Court against JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd (JJ Richards) - one of the largest privately-owned waste management companies in Australia. The ACCC alleges that JJ Richards’ standard form of small business contract contains 8 unfair terms.

    November 14, 2017

  • Energy regulatory updater – October

    As our energy regulatory bodies continued with business as usual activities in October, much focus was on the Federal Government.

    November 09, 2017

  • From cyber space with love: managing social media risks

    79% of Australians are active on at least one social media platform, with three out of five users connected every day.

    November 09, 2017

  • Do you need a market power health check?

    Do you need a market power health check? The misuse of market power prohibition is broadening

    November 06, 2017

  • Tax controversy insights

    Welcome to the fourth issue of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Tax controversy insights.

    November 03, 2017

  • Retail Leasing Update

    On 15 September 2017, in response to an application brought before the High Court by ClientEarth, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Friends of the Earth (the Applicants) for the judicial review of the amended environmental costs-capping regime implemented by the Ministry of Justice (the Defendant), Mr Justice Dove ruled that the provisions must be amended.

    November 03, 2017

  • Time to take stock of cyber risks


    As fully autonomous vessels are expected to take to the seas by 2018, organisations within maritime industries need to take stock of the threat that cyber risk represents as increasing digitisation redefines the market, as Ffion Flockhart, Steven Hadwin and Rahul Mansigani, of Norton Rose Fulbright, explore

    November 03, 2017

  • Asia Offshore Wind Day

    In 2017, we witnessed in Europe dramatic falls in the price of offshore wind, with governments now looking at “zero subsidy” projects. Governments in Asia have taken notice.

    October 25, 2017

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