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Inbound investors not subject to tax on disposal of shares in Australian company – but at what cost?

The Federal Court of Australia has recently considered whether the sale of shares in an Australian company by two Cayman Islands limited partnerships should be subject to tax...

13 February 2018

Updates from Day One – Banking Royal Commission

The initial public hearing of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Commission) was held on February 12.

13 February 2018

Private groups and high net wealth families: A reflection on 2017 and beyond

Reflections on some of the relevant private group and high net wealth family developments in tax law in 2017.

12 February 2018

Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018

Australia praised for enforcement of foreign bribery offences

While generally positive, the OECD's Report pushed for further tightening of regulations and improved enforcement as Australia is a significant exporter to high risk countries and in high...

05 February 2018

The changing consequences when using foreign trusts

The Australian Taxation Office has finalised TD 2017/23 and TD 2017/24, reflecting an increasing trend by the ATO to disincentivise the use of foreign trust vehicles to invest...

05 February 2018