Implementation of Proposed Changes to Australia’s Foreign Investment Framework

    View Authors December 2015

    On 2 May 2015, Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey released a statement announcing the implementation of several significant changes to Australia’s foreign investment framework. The proposed changes were first announced in an Options Paper released by the Australian government on 25 February 2015 entitled “Strengthening Australia’s Foreign Investment Framework” (Options Paper) which was subject to public comment until 20 March 2015.