Australia FDI rules push regulatory relationships

Author: | Published: 31 Aug 2010

Australia has released new guidelines on foreign direct investment. Government-related entities from overseas must develop their relationships with the Australian regulators before even contemplating a deal.

June's policy from the Foreign Investment Review Board (Firb) states that "All foreign governments and their related entities should notify the Government and get prior approval before making a direct investment in Australia, regardless of the...