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New Petroleum (Environment) Regulations commence in the NT
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

There are significant changes between the draft and final versions of the Regulations, including an expanded definition of a "regulated activity". New


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: emerging E&R opportunities for Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 15 2015

The Australian Government hopes the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) will bring enormous benefits to Australia in the Asia Pacific Region


All the best? Drafting and interpreting endeavours clauses in contracts
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

Although there's no substantive difference between "best endeavours" and "reasonable endeavours", you should still be careful when drafting and interpreting agreements


Enforcing arbitral awards against non-parties to an arbitration agreement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 25 2011

Courts will enforce an arbitral award even against a non-party to the arbitration agreement


Simplicity and incentive? What the direct action plan means for business
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 26 2013

The "Coalition's Direct Action Plan is based on two clear principles: simplicity and incentive" (Greg Hunt MP, the new Minister for Environment in


Do you really know where you stand with a pre-emptive rights regime?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 7 2011

When drafting and interpreting pre-emptive rights arrangements, parties need to pay close attention to when those rights may or may not be triggered


Winds of change: assessment of planning permits for Victorian wind farms goes local
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 16 2011

Local councils have regained the power to issue planning permits for wind farms of all scales and greater consideration is to be given to local amenity impacts, under amendments to Victorian planning schemes which came into effect yesterday


Australia signs up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

The EITI is a global standard that promotes open, accountable and inclusive management of natural resources. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie


NSW mining, petroleum and extractive industries face new land acquisition and mitigation measures
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

The use of voluntary land acquisition and mitigation rights for land owners has been clarified under a new framework to manage dust and noise impacts


Wide-ranging changes to Queensland's land and water legislation passed
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 9 2013

The Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 (Qld) was passed by Parliament on 2 May 2013 and introduces a large number of legislative