The construction and real estate development industry is one of the most vulnerable sectors to modern day slavery. The risk arises both in the operations of businesses in this sector and in their supply chains. Despite the high risk of modern slavery in this sector, statistics reflect a low level of awareness of the issue.
September 05, 2017
‘Alternative finance’ has long been a buzz term for the mining industry.
August 31, 2017
Norton Rose Fulbright contributes to the publication, Electricity Projects and Regulation 2017
August 18, 2017
A coal mining company has been fined $1.05 million by the NSW Land and Environment Court for the overflow of coal slurry which escaped into a watercourse and travelled into the Blue Mountains National Park.
August 03, 2017
In this thirteenth edition of Cultivate, we focus on the innovative technology that is helping to change the food and agribusiness sector.
July 20, 2017
If you could eat a hamburger made entirely from cultured cow tissue, would you do it?
It is widely accepted that current farming methods are not sufficient to feed the world’s growing population and that investment in new agricultural technologies will be necessary if we are going to find a way to feed the world’s estimated nine billion people by 2050.
Three recent mega-deals – the merger of Dow and DuPont, ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta, and the merger of Bayer and Monsanto – as well as a less publicised transaction involving Bunge and Cargill – have turned the European Commission’s spotlight on the agricultural sector.
The EU has recently published a detailed review on the “Impacts of EU trade agreements on the agricultural sector.”
The long-awaited Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (Regulations) have been pre-published in the Canada Gazette I. The public consultation on the proposed Regulations closed on April 21, 2017.
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