112 Articles found
By: Mitchell Downes
Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Zappia  FCA 2152. A pithy judgment of Jagot J provides helpful guidance on the principles applicable to the setting aside of a com...
By: Ben Seccombe
We are constantly surprised by how few people are aware that the Body Corporate and Community Management Act (BCCMA) contains a right to review either: (a) the duties to
By: John Mahoney
In the many years in which I have been practising in the area of management rights I have heard some amazing, even unbelievable, stories. However I was genuinely shocked
By: Rhys Williamson
Transfer pricing laws and why it’s time to review your profits With the Australian Tax Office (ATO) continuing to target multinational corporate tax avoidance, the Aust...
The Parliament recently passed new laws as part of the Government’s efforts to eliminate illegal phoenix activity in Australia. Powers and penalties to target the p...
In a move which has caught the industry by surprise the Victorian Government has introduced legislation which seeks to limit the term of management rights put in place by...
By: Cath Champion
If the trustee of your discretionary trust owns residential land in New South Wales and ‘foreign persons’ are not excluded as beneficiaries of the trust, then surchar...
The patentability of computer-implemented inventions has long been a tricky issue for innovators and entrepreneurs. While a recent decision by the Full Bench of the Austr...
By: Antony Harrison
A recent court decision in Victoria is a timely reminder for medical and allied health practices operating under a shared services model to review agreements with doctors...
By: Amy Mckee
A troublesome element of management rights legislation is the difference between exercising a current option and ‘topping up’. Here, we explain where the confusion li...
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