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Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to launch the digital edition of Doing Business in Australia.

This guide has been prepared to assist international investors and business operators who are considering doing business in Australia. The guide provides an overview of the laws, rules and regulations that govern doing business in Australia.

Given that law and business practices in Australia are constantly changing and are subject to different interpretations, you should seek professional advice on specific transactions before making any business commitments or decisions. 

This edition provides a greater breadth of information and offers insight for those considering investment opportunities and business operations in Australia. New chapters have been added on Corporate Governance, Restructuring & Insolvency and Renewables.

The new guide is now in a digital only format and is responsive across all devices (desktops, tablets and mobiles). The site is fully searchable and you also have the option to print the full guide or specific segments as you require. Click here to view the Doing Business in Australia guide.

This publication provides an overview of the laws, rules and business practices involved in doing business in Australia. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Business Structures
  • Corporate Governance
  • Acquisition and Disposals of Business
  • Financial Services Regulation 
  • Debt Financing
  • Fundraising
  • Foreign Investment Regulation
  • Taxation and Stamp Duty
  • Immigration
  • Natural Resources
  • Privacy
  • Free Trade Agreements, Anti-Corruption, Sanctions and Export Controls

Please email us at [email protected] with your comments or feedback.

Please click here to visit Doing Business in Australia 

This guide is current as at 01 March 2019.

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