Getting the Deal Through – Foreign Investment Review provides an overview of Australian governments’ powers to control and block foreign investment. It covers:

  • an overview of law and policy towards oversight of foreign investment
  • powers of the regulators to intervene on national interest grounds and threshold issues
  • procedure: notification and filing submissions, timelines for clearance, regulatory guidance, lobbying
  • assessment: tests for clearance, interagency and international consultation, remedies and appeals

The Australia chapter of this publication was authored by Deborah Johns.