We assess the attempted takeover of Graincorp by Archer Daniels Midland and the controversial decision by the Australian Treasurer to block the bid.
February 20, 2014
On 16 October 2013, Treasurer Joe Hockey stated in a speech to the American Australian Association that “Australia is open for business, open for investment and...
December 03, 2013
An amendment to PNG’s Takeovers Code 1998 has been introduced which potentially makes all acquisitions of shares in PNG companies subject to a national interest test
October 20, 2013
It has been a turbulent year for politics in PNG. In August 2011, Peter O'Neill replaced Sir Michael Somare as Prime Minister and there were controversial court ...
August 02, 2012
In January 2012, the O’Neill Government introduced a bill to repeal certain amendments made in 2010 to the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Environment Act 2000. The propo...
February 10, 2012
On 12 December 2011 the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) held that the election of Peter O’Neill as Prime Minister (PM) of PNG in August this year was unco...
December 21, 2011
Foreign investment in agribusiness in Australia is becoming more restricted.
July 12, 2011
China’s direct investment abroad totalled $59 billion in 2010, up 36.3 per cent. from a year earlier. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) also hit a record $105.74 bi...
February 23, 2010
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