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Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

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Australia Renewable & Clean Energy Industry Group

Baker & McKenzie houses the leading Clean Energy & Renewables Group in Australia. We work closely with our clients, advising them on carbon policy and developing practical solutions in the rapidly changing carbon market. Our team has provided advice on most major international carbon transactions and carbon projects over the past decade and we have built a clean energy and renewables practice recognised to be one of the deepest, most experienced and most geographically far-reaching in the world.

As well as working with high-profile private sector clients, our lawyers are key advisers to the Federal and State Governments on climate change and the development of renewable energy law policy. Our group has played a leading role in the development of the global carbon market between developed countries in Latin America, Asia and Europe.

Access to Baker & McKenzie's integrated global platform means we can closely monitor the developments and implications of clean energy and renewables policy changes abroad. Domestically, our seamless interaction with the Firm's Environmental Markets and Natural Resources practice groups ensures we are able to continue to produce fast, market-leading results, in a time when climate change guidance is absolutely critical.

On 18 May 2015, a bipartisan deal to reduce Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) to 33,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) was reached between the Government, and the major opposition party, the Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Senate passes the Renewable Energy Amendment Bill, reducing Australia's renewable energy target from 41,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) to an additional 33,000 GWh by 2020.
Julie Bishop's recent visit to Iran - the first by an Australian foreign minister in over a decade - marks an important step in the development of relations between the two countries. Bishop's trip suggests there is mutual interest in expanding cooperation in different areas, with Iranian officials also invited to visit Australia as soon as possible.
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We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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