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The FIRB Ausgrid decision: Will foreign investment into Australia become gridlocked?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 30 2016

On 19 August 2016, it was announced that the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, had blocked the proposed


Energy and Resources M&A Transaction Guide - Managing potential deal killers - liabilities, risks and the impact of the chain of responsibility
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

Risk allocation between transacting parties, deal completion risk and basic risk management plays a significant role in any M&A transaction. The


Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison blocks sale of 99 year lease of Ausgrid to Chinese and Hong Kong bidders
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

On 11 August 2016, Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison announced his preliminary view that the foreign investment proposals for the acquisition of a


Energy and Resources M&A Transaction Guide - Orderly chaos - how to rank secured parties and avoid creditor restrictions
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 11 2016

In our previous article we considered the usefulness of royalties as a form of purchase price consideration. Where this occurs, it is standard


Energy and Resources M&A Transaction Guide - Bridging the price expectation gap with effective royalty arrangements
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • July 28 2016

Private contractual mining royalties have proven to be a crowd pleaser in resources M&A transactions in recent times as a means of partially


Energy and Resources M&A Transaction Guide - Pre-emptive pitfalls
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • July 15 2016

M&A transactions in the resources industry are often inhibited by the pre-emptive rights of participants in Joint Venture agreements. In this article


Metals Streaming Agreements - Innovative Funding or Royalty Agreements 2.0?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 5 2016

Persistent volatility in commodity prices has made it increasingly difficult for mining companies to access traditional forms of debt and equity


Global Government Solutions 2016: Mid-Year Outlook
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

As we issue this 2016 Mid-Year Outlook, the global community has begun to wrestle in earnest with the momentous political, economic, and doing


Tough times call for collaboration and a helping hand
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 1 2016

There is no doubt that the mining sector is under great pressure on a number of fronts, particularly those operating in the exploration and early


Plenty in reserve: Tapping into Iran’s true potential
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, Iran
  • June 23 2016

It has the world's largest gas reserves, the second-largest copper reserves and only three other countries in the world have more oil; Iran is open