Following its amendment in late 2017 through Regulation No. 49 (see our update here), Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) Regulation No. 10 of 2017 on Power Purchase Agreement Principles (PPA Regulation) has now been amended by Regulation No. 10 of 2018, which came into effect on 13 February 2018 (Regulation 10/2018).
March 15, 2018
The Australian large scale solar market is hot: we talk reform, offtake and grid in one of the sunniest markets on the planet.
Traditional labour law is facing new challenges with the upcoming availability of flexible employment platforms (e.g. Uber/Takeaway/Deliveroo/Helpling). Society demands flexible working hours, flexible contracts and most employees are now - or in the near future - required to constantly review their skills to remain employed.
March 12, 2018
In this issue of Insights, we speak with Etelka Bogardi, our new financial services regulatory partner based in Hong Kong, who joined us from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
March 07, 2018
This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry, from the way energy is traded and distributed, to the way the market is regulated and how business relationships grow.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is conducting a ‘world first’ inquiry on the impact of digital platforms on competition in media and advertising markets. Public submissions are due by 3 April 2018.
March 06, 2018
Over the past 5 months there has been a renewed discussion both locally and internationally about sexual harassment in the workplace.
March 05, 2018
On 14 February 2018, the High Court handed down two decisions in relation to security of payment legislation: Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd  HCA 4 (Probuild) and Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz  HCA 5 (Maxcon).
Last Friday, the NSW Government exhibited the long-awaited draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2018 (ACH Bill), which will introduce a new legal framework for managing and conserving Aboriginal cultural heritage (ACH) in NSW.
March 02, 2018
On 23 November 2017, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2017 (the Amendment Act) was passed.
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