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The Demerger Journey - from Facilitation to Frustration
Insight 13 Mar 2020

The Demerger Journey - from Facilitation to Frustration. Partner Joe Power and Senior Associate Jay Prasad published their paper on the demerger tax rules at the inaugural Tax Institute Tax Summit at the International Convention Centre in Sydney in March 2020. The paper considers the correctness of the ATO’s recent views on the scope of the demerger tax relief provisions, and compares those provisions to analogous provisions in the UK, US and Canada. ...

What's next for impact investing in Australia?
Insight 11 Jun 2019

The Australian impact investing market has grown considerably in recent years and growth is largely attributed to a surge of impact investment with focus on environmental rather than social outcomes. ...

Developers should tread carefully following dramatic stamp duty changes in Victoria
Insight 05 Jun 2019

The Victorian Government has proposed amendments to the Duties Act which could have a dramatic impact on the stamp duty outcomes for development projects particularly for residential developments and other fee for service arrangements for real estate in Victoria. ...

Comment invited on new procurement guidelines to fight black economy
Insight 11 Dec 2018

Comment is being sought on new guidelines designed to enhance good tax behaviour and create an even playing field for businesses that comply with their tax obligations Partner John Greig and Lawyer Patrick Broe outline the proposed guidelines the implications for tenderers and some matters that ...

Are CCIVS the beginning of the end for the Unit Trust's monopoly?
Insight 19 Sep 2018

The Federal Government has proposed to introduce two new forms of collective investment vehicle – each a shiny, tax-neutral alternative to the unit trust. ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 11 Sep 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 ...

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 ...