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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 ...

The beginning of the end of the unit trust's monopoly? CCIV legislation and ASIC guidance
Insight 09 Nov 2017

Avid readers of Unravelled over the past few years cannot have failed to notice that there are moves afoot to introduce two new forms of collective investment vehicle each promising a shiny tax-neutral alternative to the unit trust and hopefully saving Australian lawyers a lot of sleepless nights ...

The Asia Region Funds Passport begins to take shape
Insight 17 Oct 2017

Its been a busy few months for the development of the Asia Region Funds Passport In late August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation to accommodate the introduction of the Passport in Australia Once implemented the Passport will allow fund managers from participating economies ...

The new corporate collective investment vehicle: Wholesale application?
Insight 07 Sep 2017

This Insight considers whether the new Corporate Collective Inestment Vehichle is likely to replace the unit trust as the vehicle of choice for wholesale (as opposed to retail) fund structures. ...

New corporate collective investment vehicle exposure draft legislation released
Insight 25 Aug 2017

The Federal Government today released exposure draft legislation for the new corporate collective investment vehicle one of the two forms of collective investment vehicle that it pledged to develop as part of the 2016-2017 budget Partners Marc Kemp and Charles Armitage and Senior Overseas ...

Land tax recovery - no, yes, no again
Insight 15 Jun 2017

The Queensland Government is proposing legislation that will restore a prohibition on landlords requiring tenants to pay land tax under commercial leases entered into after 1 January 1992 and before 30 June 2009 This essentially negates the effect of a Supreme Court decision that land tax from 30 ...

Stamp duty and land tax developments - Victoria and Northern Territory
Insight 18 May 2017

Victoria is proposing to limit its off-the-plan duty concession; extend the scope of its sub-sale duty provisions; and introduce a vacant residential property tax ...

Lessons from Singapore's new collective investment vehicle
Insight 13 Apr 2017

This Insight examines the lessons from Singapore's new collective investment vehicle ...

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