ByMalcolm Brennan and Alison Black  King & Wood Mallesons’Canberra Office

Tbrennan_mhe Treasurer, through the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), has been given additional power to scrutinise the sale of critical infrastructure assets to private foreign investors, with a clear focus on national security.

The changes to the Foreign Acquisition and Takeovers Regulation 2015

By Zhang Tianhui, Editor, King & Wood’s Publication Group

As China’s economy continues to develop, the administration of developments in urban and rural areas of China requires a more focused approach to ensure the harmonious development of each area’s economy along with the preservation of local culture, heritage and infrastructure needs. The new system provides localities with guidelines to ensure nationwide consistency while providing a certain amount of autonomy to allow for specific local needs.Continue Reading Urban and Rural Planning Law: Hot Issues