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NSW Ports taken to court over ‘anti-competitive and illegal’ deal

The ACCC, Australia’s competition watchdog, intervenes six years after the ports portfolio was privatised by the New South Wales government, which will not face legal proceedings.

European Court of Justice delivers ‘very damaging’ verdict for UK storage projects

The nation’s capacity market auctions have been ruled illegal state aid, throwing several gas and battery storage projects into doubt.

Australia set to block China’s CK Infra from APA Group takeover

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the move should not be seen as an ‘adverse reflection’ on CK Group and that Australia still welcomes foreign investment that is not ‘contrary to our national interest’.

Australia’s political uncertainty eats away at investor appetite

A survey of 33 global investors is a ‘canary in the mine shaft’ for investor confidence in the Australian infrastructure market.

UK companies ‘created perfect conditions for renationalisation’, says Ofwat boss

Rachel Fletcher’s intervention comes a day after the regulator was accused by MPs of favouring companies over consumers.

Large European LPs have ‘virtually stopped’ investing in UK

Demand remains for UK infrastructure, but has largely shifted to UK and Korean investors, says Dalmore’s Michael Ryan.

How Blackstone’s chief counsel puts tech to work

The firm’s chief legal officer John Finley talks SEC settlements and artificial intelligence.

The US infra landscape is shifting for foreign investors

With more hurdles erected for overseas money, firms need to be switched on to the Trump administration's recent legislation, write Mario Mancuso, H. Boyd Greene, & Luci Hague.

CK Infra clears first hurdle for APA Group bid

The deal would see CKI sell a number of APA’s assets in Western Australia but is still subject to Foreign Investment Review Board approval.

Why IFM is not the only loser in WestConnex bid

The Australian competition watchdog’s decision not to block Transurban’s offer cements the listed toll road operator’s position as the dominant player in the NSW market.

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