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Recent developments in non-executive director remuneration
Insight 22 Aug 2018

Encouraging share ownership by non-executive directors through non-executive director share rights plans is set to increase following a recent ATO class ruling. ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 08 Aug 2018

Welcome to our monthly snapshot of regulatory updates and other developments in corporate law We know you are busy so our focus is on capturing key issues ...

Has the ATO tolled the bell for demerger and acquisition scheme structures?
Insight 13 Jul 2018

The Deputy Commissioner of Taxation has formally refused a request from AMA Group Limited for demerger relief in connection with a demerger and acquisition transaction involving private equity firm Blackstone casting doubt on the availability of capital gains and income-tax relief for transactions ...

The end of the unit trust monopoly - tranche 1 of the revised CCIV bill
Insight 15 Jun 2018

On 13 June 2018 the Federal Government released the first tranche of the revised exposure draft legislation for the new corporate collective investment vehicle one of the two forms of collective investment vehicle which it pledged to develop as part of the 2016-2017 budget We are undertaking a ...

International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance 2018 - Australia
Insight 25 May 2018

Partners Ben Farnsworth and Michael Ryan outline the main trends and significant developments in Australian project finance Among other factors they discuss restrictions on foreign investment bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings tax and political risk in relation to changes in law ...

Exposure Draft to implement tax integrity package for stapled structures released
Insight 23 May 2018

Treasury has released the first of several tranches of exposure draft legislation to implement the Federal Governments tax integrity package for stapled structures and broader tax concessions currently available to certain foreign investors The draft legislation sets out the requirements that ...

Long-awaited integrity package on taxation of stapled structures released
Insight 29 Mar 2018

A package of tax measures that seek to address the Federal Governments perceived sustainability and tax integrity risks posed by stapled structures has been announced It also limits certain broader tax concessions currently available to foreign investors so that the potential reach of the measures ...

Resource Capital Fund IV LP: what's all the fuss about? Foreign partnerships and liability to Australian tax
Insight 23 Feb 2018

The Federal Court has concluded that the profit made on disposal of shares in an Australian mining company by a private equity fund formed as a Cayman Islands Limited Partnership was not subject to Australian tax ...

Foreign stamp duty surcharge of 7 per cent introduced in South Australia
Insight 23 Jan 2018

South Australia has introduced a stamp duty surcharge of 7 per cent for direct and indirect acquisitions of residential land by foreign purchasers, with effect from 1 January 2018. ...

Exposure draft legislation for Australian 'hybrid mismatch rules' released
Insight 01 Dec 2017

Treasury has released for consultation exposure draft legislation to introduce new rules to neutralise the effects of hybrid mismatch arrangements in accordance with Action Item 2 of the OECDG20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project Multinational groups with cross-border arrangements or proposing ...