Law reform and public affairs
The Law Council of Australia have advised that the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme (the scheme) commenced on 10 December 2018. From this date, potential registrants will need to complete a registration form on the scheme's website and supply certain information and documents.
Please find attached here the Law Council memo in regard to the commencement of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme. Fact Sheet 1 (what is the foreign influence transparency scheme?) can be found here and Factsheet 8 (exemptions from registration) can be found here.