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Queensland Government Newsletter

Welcome to this edition of the HWL Ebsworth Queensland Government newsletter. This occasional newsletter brings together a series of articles of interest to Queensland Government. This month we focus on recent legal developments in Litigation, Competition, Insolvency and Construction. The aim of this newsletter is to provide Queensland Government stakeholders with information on recent reforms … Read more


HWL Ebsworth hosts China asset manager delegation

HWL Ebsworth was recently pleased to host, with the Victorian Government and AUSTRADE, a delegation of asset managers from China, at the firm’s Melbourne offices. The delegates were part of a China Asset Management Mission to Australia organised by the Commonwealth Government, and included delegates from Kunpeng Capital, the China Venture Capital & Private Equity … Read more


HWL Ebsworth advises the South Australian Government on the Lands Services commercialisation

HWL Ebsworth is pleased to be advising the South Australian government as the external legal adviser on the commercialisation of its transactional land services. HWL Ebsworth has worked under the leadership of the Crown Solicitor’s Office Chief Commercial Counsel, Chris Gray, since being appointed in August 2016. On Thursday it was announced that Land Services … Read more


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Consultation Begins on Exposure Draft Road Vehicle Standards Bills

The Federal Government yesterday released a reform package, including bills designed to replace the existing Motor Vehicle Standards Act. The reform package will includes making the importation of used cars significantly less expensive and expanding existing motor vehicle recall obligations. The Motor Vehicle Standards Act controls the safety, environmental and anti-theft performance of all vehicles entering … Read more


Automotive Industry Group Regulatory Update – December 2017

Welcome to the December 2017 HWL Ebsworth Automotive Industry Group Regulatory Update. HWL Ebsworth seeks to keep you updated with the changing automotive industry environment across new legislation, developing policy and pertinent case law developments. This Update provides essential information for those wanting to stay abreast of the challenges and issues facing the automotive industry. … Read more


Competition law changes – Opportunities for franchise systems

On 6 November 2017, the most significant changes to Australia’s competition laws in over 20 years came into force. Press reporting has focused on changes in the law on misuse of market power. However, other changes have greater significance for franchising systems. These include the following: An end to the prohibition on third line forcing … Read more


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