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A fish rots (only) from the head?

The well-known maxim that a fish rots from the head down gives the clear message that when an organisation has failings, its leaders are to blame. Regulators are making a concerted push for greater enforcement powers- focussing on failures in corpora

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It’s our responsibility too - Australian business leaders resolve to act on the global refugee crisis

The New Year marked another grim milestone in the European refugee crisis with the one millionth person making the perilous journey by boat across the Mediterranean Sea.

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It’s time to make good on the innovation nation and welcome foreign investment in agriculture

Treasury issued its report on Thursday 18 February 2016 - “Foreign Investment into Australia”.

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Creating a lasting bond: Utilising social benefit bonds to help combat family violence in Australia

We first reported on “social benefit bonds” – the innovative financial instrument that pays a return based on the achievement of agreed social outcomes – in 2012.

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Year of the Monkey – Riding the third wave

In 2015 China’s outbound M&A volume increased for the sixth consecutive year to a record high of $111.9 billion in 2015, breaching the $100 billion mark for the first time ever.

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Living on the hedge – Don’t let your hedging agreement cost you

Hedging agreements are an integral part of many loan transactions but often do not receive the attention they deserve. Here are four key points to bear in mind when drafting and negotiating a hedging agreement.

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Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review: Q4 2015

In this chapter we cover key developments in Australia in the 4th Quarter 2015.

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The challenge of building Australia’s gateway to the Indo-Pacific

The development of Northern Australia is attracting renewed investor interest and government support. What are the key challenges to developing Australia’s northern frontier?

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