Where the Wind Blows: Offshore Wind Farm Site Considerations

Introduction The decision of where to develop an offshore wind farm (Project) is complex and governed by many factors. The location of Projects in the sea distinguishes this form of renewable energy from other sources because the Commonwealth of Australia does not have exclusive sovereignty over the use and control of oceans. In this article, […]

Australasian Lawyer Covers Hamilton Locke’s Role in Advising Pangolin Associates on Majority Sale to Viridios Group

Hamilton Locke features in leading legal publication Australasian Lawyer on advising climate change consultancy Pangolin Associates Pty Ltd in relation to its majority sale to global carbon credit origination, capital markets, and asset management business Viridios Group. The deal enables Pangolin Associates to scale its business, capitalise on the market’s growing demand for climate change […]

Navigating the New Landscape: How Recent Changes to Australia’s Foreign Investment Impact Renewable Energy Developers

The regulation of investment by foreign individuals and entities in Australia, including in the energy sector, is regulated by the Treasurer of the Commonwealth (through the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)) under a framework governed by the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) and the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 (Cth). Recent changes […]

Hamilton Locke Partner Nick Edwards Joins Ansarada Webinar Panel

Hamilton Locke Partner and Head of Restructuring and Insolvency, Nick Edwards, joined Ansarada’s FY24 Deal Indicators interactive webinar earlier this month on Decoding market trends for the year ahead. He was joined by fellow panellists Holly Stiles, Head of Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton, Ed Paton, Partner at Hall & Wilcox, and Shane Scantlebury, Director […]