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Philip Christensen

Philip Christensen leads Baker & McKenzie's Brisbane office. Philip has over 25 years of experience advising Australian and overseas mining companies, investors and others in the mining industry. Philip has acted on company acquisitions, project acquisitions, farm-in agreements, off take agreements, financing, incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures and mine developments. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, he served in a number of roles, including as executive director of an Australian coal exploration company, chairman of a base metals exploration company, and non-executive director of Whitehaven Coal, a leading ASX listed coal mining company.

A brief summary of some recent major changes that have occurred in relation to the export of grain in Australia. Historical situation – formal regulation under WEMA All grain ports in Australia were previously regulated under theWheat Export Marketing Act 20008 (Cth) (WEMA). Under WEMA, any port terminal owner or operator which…