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Stepping into a quagmire - environmental liability in cross-border contracts
  • Moulis Legal
  • Australia
  • February 17 2017

Businesses engaged in cross-border transactions and investments are often exposed to unanticipated liability under the laws and regulations of


Overhaul of the NT environmental regulatory framework on the horizon
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) recently released its Roadmap for a modern environmental regulatory framework for the


Getting to know the new Queensland Planning Act 2016: Planning instruments and Minister's powers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

This article is the second in our series examining the key provisions of the new Planning Act, which is expected to commence on 3 July 2017. State


Terms of reference released for review of NT water extraction licences
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

The Northern Territory Government has released its Terms of Reference for an independent review of the processes used to prioritise, assess and


Queensland Government Clarifies Liability of "Related Persons" for a Company's Environmental Cleanup Bill
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

In the Alerts issued by Jones Day in March and April 2016, we referred to the passage of the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility


Resources and Energy Update February 2017
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • February 8 2017

The recently published Chain of Responsibility Guidelines detail the factors that DEHP will take into account when determining whether to issue an


Analysis: Discussion Draft of EPA Amendment Bill 2017
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 7 2017

The Department of Planning and Environment has published a public consultation draft Bill (Draft Bill) amending the Environmental Planning and


Getting to know the new Queensland Planning Act 2016 - an introduction
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 2 2017

This article is the first in a series which will examine the key provisions of the new Planning Act 2016 and how it may impact upon you and existing


Final statutory guideline for Queensland's environmental chain of responsibility laws released
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 2 2017

On 27 January 2017, the Queensland Government approved by regulation the statutory guideline (the Guideline) for the "chain of responsibility" laws


Is sustainability really sustainable? Greater Sydney Commission draft District Plans say yes
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 2 2017

The draft District Plans look to create a legacy for future generations, visualising a Green Grid, improved water quality and a proposal to make