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The trans-Pacific partnership - impact on NSW government procurement
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • April 6 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) is a new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Australia, Brunei Daru


Trump's Trade War: what does this mean for Australian Businesses?
  • PwC Australia
  • USA, Australia
  • March 16 2018

United States (US) President Trump recently proposed to implement a 25 per cent tariff rate on steel imports and a 10 per cent tariff rate on


New Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed by Members States - WHAT IS IN FOR YOU?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Asia-Pacific, Peru, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan
  • March 14 2018

The TPP was originally known as the Trans- Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership concluded in 2006 among Singapore, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei


Philip Morris Ordered to Pay Australia’s Legal Costs After Failing to Challenge Plain Packaging Laws
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • July 25 2017

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has recently ordered tobacco company Philip Morris to pay the Australian Government’s costs, after Philip Morris


Judicial review of Commonwealth procurements - what will it mean for you?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • June 2 2017

On 24 May 2017, the Government introduced the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 (Bill) into the Parliament. The Bill is intended to


A potential Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement: Excellent news for exporters, investors and service providers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, Hong Kong
  • May 25 2017

It has recently been announced that negotiations on an Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) have been launched, with talks set to


Plain Packaging for Tobacco - WTO likely to uphold Australia’s Law
  • Watermark Intellectual Property
  • Australia, Global
  • May 10 2017

Australia was the world leader in making plain packaging compulsory for tobacco products about 5 years ago. Several tobacco producing countries


Cigarette packaging likely to remain plain
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • May 8 2017

It appears from leaked material that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) has dismissed a challenge initiated by Ukraine


Will a focus on ‘economic benefit’ in new government rules affect the WTO agreement on government procurement?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, Global
  • December 13 2016

The Australian Government has tabled the new Commonwealth Procurement Rules, which will take effect from 1 March 2017. The new Rules


December 2016 International Trade Compliance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom, OECD, Canada, European Union, Global
  • December 12 2016

On 29 November 2016, the WTO reported that most WTO members welcomed Ecuador’s efforts to lower its import surcharge rates and reduce the number of