Linklaters – Year in Review 2020 and Year to Come 2021 summarises some of the major developments across Australia last year, and a selection of key changes that we anticipate over the coming year. There are links to further reading, where available.
COVID-19 necessitated measured responses from governments and regulators to help businesses, consumers and others navigate the uncertainty of 2020.
Some legislative and policy initiatives were delayed, replaced by financial relief, tax concessions and legal protections. However, where appropriate, policy initiatives and laws proceeded.