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Guidance on issues in Australia plus legislative developments and interesting court decisions in other countries.
This page provides a link to all the relevant discussion papers.
Despite their prevalence, there has been some uncertainty in relation to the income tax treatment of earnout arrangements.
Last year competition agencies in China and the USA secured fines against manufacturers for a cartel to fix the price of automotive and industrial bearings.
The High Court has granted special leave to appeal a decision that held that a liquidator is not required to retain funds from the proceeds of sale of an asset to pay tax before an assessment is issued.
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) does not have power to investigate allegations that Ms Cunneen counselled a person to lie to police.
The first three months of 2015 were the strongest on record for mergers and acquisitions in the Asia Pacific according to Mergermarket data released this week.
Organisations likely to be affected should urgently revisit their cyber resilience plans.
Minter Ellison presents to the construction industry its annual security of payment roundup for 2014.
The new Foreign Investment Industries Guidance Catalogue will supersede the current 2011 version from April 10 2015.
Two recent NSW Court of Appeal decisions highlight that what is an obvious risk under s 5F of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) is very much in the eye of the beholder.
The final tranche of the Investment Manager Regime (IMR) concessions have at last been released for comment.
Austrade and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) are developing a new framework for the Significant Investor Program (SIV) visa.
Asia Region Funds Passport: draft rules a step towards a regional market for managed investment funds
The Asia Region Funds Passport will create a regional market for managed investment funds and give Australian fund managers an opportunity to increase their presence in Asia.
The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC’s anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer, finding that Pfizer did not breach the prohibition on misuse of market power.
Full Federal Court rules that partly ‘aspirational’ grievance policy was contractual and criticises company's investigation
This decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court is another sharp reminder to employers about the need to ensure their policies do not inadvertently become contractual.
The Federal Court of Australia announced two further decisions that provide additional guidance to parties to a patent licence.
The BEPS Action Plan sets out 15 actions and further work required to counteract the methods of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) used by multinational companies.
Companies operating in Australia must be aware of the increasingly complex list of restricted products and international sanctions or risk major penalities.
Australian appliances manufacturer Fisher & Paykel has been fined for misleading customers over extended warranties. Here’s how to stay on the right side of the law.