The Australian Wine Equalisation Tax rebate scheme is changing and New Zealand wineries eligible for the rebate will need to plan ahead to ensure that they are not caught out. CLICK HERE for a copy of John Barker Law's guide to the upcoming changes and the things that every winery exporting to Australia needs to do to protect their eligibility for a rebate.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Law is integral to all aspects of the food and beverage sectors: from the making and selling of products; to the development and protection of brands and innovations; to the management of key relationships. A working understanding of legal issues is essential for food and beverage businesses to avoid the risk of non-compliance and to protect their competitive advantage. This workshop surveys the key legal issues affecting the food and beverage sector, providing a useful overview for new entrants and a refresher for more experienced practitioners.
Global Wine Regulation (Thompson Reuters) is a unique comprehensive overview of international and national wine regulation covering the key markets and themes in the contemporary wine industry. John Barker contributed two chapters to this text: The International Regulation of Oenological Practices and Wine Law in New Zealand.
The University of Reims renowned Wine Law programme hosts the Wine Law in Context seminar series. John Barker’s contribution, Sectoral and Government Interaction in the International Regulation of Wine, explores the interaction between the sector and government across the web of institutions using two case studies specifically related to rules regarding oenological practices: the World Wine Trade Group Mutual Acceptance Agreement on Oenological Practices; and the OIV-led initiative regarding winemaking additives in China. For a copy of the paper CLICK HERE.