Agribusiness
ClarkeKann Lawyers Sydney sharpens commercial focus

ClarkeKann Lawyers Sydney sharpens commercial focus

ClarkeKann’s commitment to delivering solution-based outcomes for our clients remains at the centre of our offering. Providing qualified, trustworthy, bespoke legal advice with a particular focus across our core areas of expertise; Agribusiness, Intellectual Property...

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Foreign Investment changes and the effects on Agriculture

Foreign Investment changes and the effects on Agriculture

FOREIGN INVESTMENT REVIEW BOARD (“FIRB”) CHANGES EFFECTIVE 1 DECEMBER 2015 1. RURAL LAND At present, foreign persons are required to obtain FIRB approval prior to acquiring an interest in rural land in Australia where the combined value of the rural land and any other...

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CK Agribusiness Group at the Ekka

CK Agribusiness Group at the Ekka

As published in CK Momentum Issue 8 (Click here to download)   Following on from the involvement of our Agribusiness Group in the Beef Australia Expo in Rockhampton in May, members of the Group were involved in a number of events during the Brisbane Ekka in...

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Due Diligence for Foreign Investors in Rural Assets

Due Diligence for Foreign Investors in Rural Assets

 As published in CK Momentum Issue 8 (Click here to download) To avoid the risk of replicating many of the mistakes the Japanese made in their acquisitions of property in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s,prospective foreign investors in Australian rural assets should...

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PPSR UPDATE: Serial Numbered Goods

PPSR UPDATE: Serial Numbered Goods

WELCOME CHANGES TO THE PPSA COMMENCE TOMORROW Up until now, leases or bailments of certain serial numbered goods (such as motor vehicles) for a term of 90 days or more were deemed to give rise to security interests under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)...

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Water, Water, Everywhere…

Water, Water, Everywhere…

As published in CK Momentum Issue 5  (Click here to download) The CK Agribusiness group has been watching and receiving reports of much needed rain falling in certain parts of Queensland and New South Wales. While not widespread and more being required, the water has...

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