Yearly Archives: 2011

Marubeni Corporation, a listed Japanese global trading firm, has acquired a 40% stake in Osmoflo, Australia’s leading locally owned desalination company.

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The recent case of Saxby v R must be sending massive tremors, not just in the tax profession, but in the wider community. This is a case where a taxpayer was severely punished, not because of what he did, but what he said!

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In our February 2011 Clubs Legal Update we continue our property development series with article two, and we also discuss the new Brighton Golf Club and Mirvac property development project. Download our PDF now to find out more.

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Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world's leading premium wine company, has completed the sale of its Australian and U.K. business to CHAMP Private Equity.

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The Federal Court has upheld the decision to dismiss an employee for viewing inappropriate websites on a work-supplied laptop while at home, outside of working hours. This alert summarises the case and the findings and, highlights the importance of policies dealing with company property and IT.

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This Alert discusses some changes to Division 7A which may have been overlooked following the recent ATO publications dealing with trusts and unpaid entitlements. However these changes which also deal with trusts and interposed entities need to be properly understood, so that any exposure to Division 7A is promptly identified and dealt with.

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Arthur Athanasiou, Accredited Tax Law Specialist, has joined Thomsons Lawyers as a partner in Melbourne.

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