By Andrew Clements King & Wood Mallesons’ Melbourne office.

The Assistant Treasurer has released on 25th August for public comment exposure drafts of key legislation for corporate collective investment vehicles. This continues Australia’s development as a funds management centre of the world.
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By Mark Schaub,  Atticus Zhao, David Hong  King & Wood Mallesons’ Corporate & Securities group

schaub_mThe move towards self-driving cars is relentless and China as the world’s largest auto market and a leader in internet technologies wants to be at the cutting edge of this revolution.

That self-driving cars is a huge potential market seems clear. On March 3, 2017, IHS Markit, the leading automobile market intelligence firm, published its latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Applications and Sensors Report[1]. This report noted that the global ADAS market is set to explode and surpass 302 million units annually in 2022 – which would be a nearly 200% increase over the 2016 numbers. This growth is mostly driven by advances in sensors technology that can be combined to provide better automated driving and includes aftermarket ADAS solutions for existing vehicles.
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