Darren McClafferty specialises in income tax, employment taxes, the taxation of not-for-profits and international tax matters.
Darren also has particular experience advising financial services and insurance clients. Darren's work primarily involves managing the tax issues arising in mergers and acquisitions and financial transactions, as well as providing more general tax advice.
Darren has significant experience in working with Federal and State Governments and statutory authorities as both clients and regulators.
Darren has managed tax related disputes and audit processes, particularly with the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the State revenue authorities.
Darren's work highlights include:
- Telstra Corporation Limited: tax advisor in relation to several of Telstra's transformation projects.
- IAG: advising on the management of significant foreign financing transactions and acquisition opportunities.
- AIG: advising on the corporate and tax risks associated with the provision of warranty and indemnity insurance in relation to over 25 M&A transactions.
- Transaction Insurers: considering the risk associated with a wide variety of business structures and activities.