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Australia’s Heavy Vehicle National Law slides smoothly into first gear

By Michael Sheng, Shane Bosma, David Morgans, Ashurst in Brisbane

Is Australia ready to negotiate on foreign investment?

By Michael Sheng, Justin Shmith, Ashurst

Bill would turn tables on construction disputes

By Michael Sheng and David Parker, Ashurst

Queensland uranium mining ‘open for business’ from July 2014

By John Briggs and Michael Sheng, Ashurst

Implications of Billabong study: breaking the break fee limit

By Marie McDonald, Soon Chin Yeoh and Michael Sheng, Ashurst

Report proposes changes for foreign investment in Australian agriculture

By Michael Sheng, Tiffany Barton and Tai Fred, Ashurst

Implications of Mareva injunctions for foreign investors divesting Australian assets

By Michael Sheng, Craig Saunders and Tim Loh, Ashurst

Choosing best set of arbitration rules not a straightforward decision

By Michael Sheng and Mark Elvy, Ashurst

Loan to own strategies gain traction in an evolving debt market

By Michael Sheng and Timothy Sackar, Ashurst

Employers need to heed recent changes to the Fair Work Act

By Michael Sheng and Vince Rogers, Ashurst

South Australia’s mining initiatives in the past year auger well for 2013

By Michael Sheng; Tanya Denning and Mary Seely, Ashurst

Linking Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism to the EU’s trading system

By Michael Sheng and Jeff Lynn, Ashurst

SCL Act restricts land use for mineral resource investment

By Michael Sheng, Blake Dawson、Richard Brockett and McCarthy Libby, Ashurst

Can native title reforms deliver on Australian government’s vision?

By Michael Sheng and Jean Bursle, Ashurst

Digging up some shiny details on new Minerals Resource Rent Tax

By Michael Sheng and Teresa Dyson, Ashurst

Australia reviews dividend regime

By Michael Sheng and Elizabeth Pakchung, Ashurst

New Australian price disclosure prohibitions take effect in June

By Michael Sheng and Alice Muhlebach, Ashurst

Foreign partnerships may benefit from Australian Tax Office ruling

By Michael Sheng and Paul O'Donnell, Ashurst

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