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21 Jul 2016  |  Riposte

The Blank case in the High Court

The High Court will soon hear the appeal in Blank, a dispute about a foreign share-based employee incentive scheme with $100m in taxable income at stake. The case has already divided the Full Federal Court and will raise a plethora of issues.

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19 Jul 2016  |  Riposte

OECD Proposals for Mandatory Disclosure of Tax Information

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills have lodged a submission with Treasury, in response to the May 2016 Discussion Paper on the OECD Proposals for Mandatory Disclosure of Tax Information.

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11 Jul 2016  |  Riposte

Thinking about Brexit

Following the UK referendum, the window has started closing on ensuring tax structures that will handle a post-Brexit world. Whether it will finally shut in 6 months or 2 years is unclear, but it will shut.

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News & Events

05 May 2016  |  News & Announcements

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2016

Together, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and associated law firm Herbert Smith Freehills were named the best firm in Australia for tax litigation and disputes at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards in May 2016.

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02 Mar 2016  |  News & Announcements

Welcome Aldrin De Zilva

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that Aldrin De Zilva has joined the firm as a Director and Head of the Melbourne office and our Projects and Infrastructure team.

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26 Feb 2016  |  News & Announcements

Best Lawyers - 2017

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have been named the Best Law Firm in Australia for tax in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia. In addition, all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel were recognised as Best Lawyers in the category of Tax Law.

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