Featured publication | Doing Business in Australia
14 August 2019
The Australian Government welcomes foreign investment. So the team at Gadens are supporting clients who are doing business in Australia for the first time, and this guide showcases their combined best practices.
With well-developed infrastructure, a stable political environment, robust economy and easy access to the Asia Pacific, Australia is an ideal investment location for foreign companies looking to grow internationally.
There are important considerations for foreign investors to make when deciding on how to enter the Australian market. Whether it’s the choice between establishing a new company, registering as a foreign company or acquiring an existing company, each option has its own regulatory and tax considerations.
At Gadens, we facilitate international companies entering the Australian market as well as those in Australia wanting to expand into international markets. Through the experience and expertise across the various practice areas of our firm, we welcome the opportunity to work with foreign investors in establishing and doing business in Australia. For more information on what we do for international clients, visit the International page on our website.
Our Doing Business in Australia Guide provides foreign investors with an overview of the Australian business environment and practical advice on how to go about setting up and doing business in Australia. This guide serves as an overview only and should not be used as a substitute for specific legal advice on the application of Australian law.
The Doing Business in Australia guide covers key topics, as relevant to foreign investors, including:
Australia’s government, laws and regulatory bodies
Foreign investment in Australia
Establishing a business in Australia
Competition and consumer laws
Laws and regulations governing corporations
Financial services law
Employment and safety
Environment and planning
Clean energy and carbon compliance
Energy and natural resources
Corrupt practices legislation
International trade and investment agreements.
You can download the complete guide to Doing Business in Australia below and find our related guide to Listing on ASX.