Careful structuring key to international joint venture success
Koffels2019-03-05T14:27:47+11:00Research shows that joint ventures grow at twice the rate of mergers and acquisitions – here's how to set one up.
There are three ways to grow a company – you can grow organically, acquire a company or partner with another firm. An international joint venture falls into the third category.
Tom Wheeler, managing director of IR Global, a professional services network that provides advice to companies and individuals says there are many reasons why a company might consider entering into an international [...]
Can it be that the upheavals in the EU and the United States are good for Australia?
Koffels2019-03-05T15:07:24+11:00Certainly on one level this would seem to be the case. Australian universities are targeting the international student market. The universities regard the current unsettled environment as an opportunity to capitalise on this phenomenon.
As an illustration, Australia is now close to surpassing Great Britain as the second most popular destination for advanced education. In particular, Indian students appear to be concerned about the uncertainties of life in Europe and the USA. Hence, Australia is looking to attract their best [...]
Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement
The Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement (“KAFTA”) entered into force on 12 December 2014.
This agreement did not just contain provisions for the removal of tariffs for the trade in goods it also aims to eliminate other barriers which impedes on the trade relationship between the two countries.
Set out below are a few of the significant behind-the-border barriers which KAFTA provisions have addressed.
Trade in services
Australian financial services providers may:
establish a commercial presence or acquire institutions in [...]