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No landholder duty: the "just and reasonable" exemption

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This case provides a useful example to taxpayers of when the “just and reasonable” exemption from landholder duty should be exercised.

02 March 2015

The IGT report recommends structural change within the Australian Taxation Office through the creation of a separate internal Appeals Group.

02 March 2015

The Australian Federal Court has again found against the ACCC in a misuse of market power case against Pfizer.

02 March 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has imposed record penalties totalling $18.975 million for their failure to comply with consumer lending laws.

25 February 2015

The corporate governance guide covers a number of jurisdictions, including a chapter on Australia, authored by the team at King & Wood Mallesons.

24 February 2015

The Federal Court holds that acquisitions made to provide residential accommodation at remote mine sites were not made “for a creditable purpose”.

23 February 2015

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King & Wood Mallesons advised CHAMP Ventures on its investment in the Australian Institute of Management’s training and education business.

27 February 2015

Hills Limited has acquired Hospital Telecommunications, a provider of patient entertainment and communication solutions to hospitals across Australia.

20 February 2015

Based in Brisbane, new Australian partner Katrina Parkyn is an expert in indirect tax (stamp duty and GST) and direct tax.

18 February 2015

The offer consists of an accelerated institutional rights issue and a retail rights issue to raise approximately $236 million.

05 February 2015

King & Wood Mallesons has once again been named as a leading law firm by World Trademark Review (WTR) in its 2015 WTR 1000.

05 February 2015

King & Wood Mallesons has advised GE Commercial and Macquarie Bank Limited as lenders on the refinancing of Emeco Pty Ltd’s bank debt facility.

05 February 2015

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As clients globalise and navigate China's 'Go Global' initiative, we are helping China's rapidly growing business community look outside of the region, and also international companies who want to attract Chinese investment and capital.

15 January 2015

Quick overview of the legal, taxation and structuring issues when considering real estate investment in Australia.

01 January 2015

An update on the latest in Australian agribusiness, including ChAFTA, cross-border trading, organic exports and trade mark protection.

01 January 2015

Current issues for non-executive directors of Australian companies and other large organisations.

28 October 2014

Understanding important changes to the rules on foreign investment in China telecommunications following the establishment of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

01 September 2014

An insight into the level of interest that the average superannuation member has in their fund and their assets held in the fund

01 August 2014