Argentina seeks to double investment in mining sector

The Argentina government is working on a bill to establish a federal mining agreement to harmonise all existing legislation across the different provinces and with the federal government. After a year of intensive negotiations with the different provinces, the Argentine… Read more

Infrastructure charges reform: An update on changes and commencement

The provisions of the Sustainable Planning (Infrastructure Charges) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Qld) (Amendment Act) which amended the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (Qld) (SPA) and the South-East Queensland (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) Act 2009 (SEQ Water Act) commenced… Read more

The Big Freeze

A major part of risk management when operating across national boundaries involves a carefully constructed dispute resolution mechanism. Such mechanisms are intended to confine disputes to mutually agreed jurisdictions and procedures (usually international arbitration in an acceptably ‘safe’ country).But how… Read more