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Australia to publish carbon scheme details on 15 December, but delays announcement of 2020 target

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 16 2008

Australia will propose detailed rules for its emissions trading scheme on 15 December but has delayed releasing details of future climate targets despite intentions to release the information before the Poznan talks began

English reinsurance assets to be remitted to Australian liquidators, but for what reason?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2009

In a July 12, 2007 post, we reported on issues relating to HIH Casualty and General Insurance Limited (“HIH”

Labor Party pushes to criminalize cartels

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 9 2009

Presently, civil action is the only means of enforcing cartel behavior in Australia

Australia pledges to cut up to 15 of carbon emissions by 2020

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 29 2009

On 16 December, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, pledged to cut up to 15 of Australia's emissions from 2000 levels by 2020 if there is international agreement from developed nations to make similar reductions

Australia announces A$42 billion stimulus plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 4 2009

Yesterday, Australia's Prime Minister joined the growing list of countries adopting economic stimulus plans by announcing a A$42 billion “Nation Building and Jobs Plan to support jobs and invest in future long term economic growth."

USPTO enters agreement with Australia as International Searching Authority

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • February 9 2009

Effective November 1, 2008, IP Australia (IPAU) is available to act as both International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA) for most international applications filed with the USPTO under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT

Australia PM confirms 2010 carbon trading start date

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Global
  • -
  • January 29 2009

Penny Wong, the Australian Climate Change Minister told representatives at the UN climate talks in Poland that the Government would stick to its 2010 start-up date for a carbon trading scheme despite considerable opposition from Australian businesses and the opposition party

Australia and South Africa move to criminalize cartel offenses

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Australia, South Africa
  • -
  • February 13 2009

Two more jurisdictions, Australia and South Africa, may now join the growing number of countries that impose criminal penalties for antitrust violations

Australia's Senate passes Stimulus Plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 13 2009

Today, Australia's Senate passed the Stimulus Plan that had failed to receive enough votes yesterday

Australia's Senate blocks stimulus plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 12 2009

Today, it has been reported that Australia's Senate has, by a tie vote, blocked the A$42 billion stimulus plan announced last week