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Understanding the COVID-19 'JobKeeper Payments'
MinterEllison, May 2020

Many employers have been considering workforce changes to address the economic downturn and cash flow issues caused by COVID-19. Yesterday's announcement by the Federal Government about wage subsidies (known as 'JobKeeper Payments') has been welcomed by employers and unions, and should be closely considered by employers before implementing any changes. It has been reported that 8,000 businesses lodged an application for the subsidy in the 50 minutes that followed the announcement...

COVID-19: Temporary Changes to Foreign Investment in Australia
MinterEllison, April 2020

With the Treasurer's recent announcement on Sunday 29 March 2020 that monetary screening thresholds have been reduced for all foreign investors, our team takes you through what this means for potential transactions. With the Treasurer's recent announcement on Sunday 29 March 2020 that screening thresholds have been reduced for all foreign investors, our team takes you through what this means for potential acquisitions...

COVID 19: How the Changed FIRB Rules Affect the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
MinterEllison, March 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 changes to foreign investment in Australia announced on Sunday, investors that are now caught by the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) regime will also be subject to scrutiny from other regulators. Our team explains what this means for investors and what they can do to manage this process...

COVID-19 FIRB Screening - Regulatory Timing, Relief and Hurdles
MinterEllison, March 2020

Businesses in need of capital may find themselves facing foreign investment regulatory hurdles. We discuss the challenges for businesses and the potential for regulatory relief. Australia's foreign investment regime applies very broadly and captures many transactions. As businesses consider how to respond to the demands of the current COVID-19 economic environment, they may be required to go through the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) screening regime...

COVID-19: Steps You Should be Taking Now for Managing your Business and Workers
MinterEllison, March 2020

Given the recent increase in reports regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) across Australia and the increasing risk of a pandemic, organisations need to take proactive steps to ensure that they are managing the risks to  workers, as well as managing broader operational issues. As an employer, what steps should I be taking in respect of our workers? We recommend that employers take reasonable steps to minimise the risk of the COVID-19...

The Next Wave: COVID-19 Impact on International Supply Chains
MinterEllison, March 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 comes on the back of an already tumultuous two years for the global economy, markets and trade where the US-China "trade war" and other trade tensions and macroeconomic factors have created uncertainty, commercial losses and subdued growth prospects...

 

 

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