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03 Jul 2015  |  Riposte

Employee share changes now law

The Bill amending the taxation of employee shares and options has now received royal assent and takes effect from 1 July 2015. Concurrent with the new law, the ATO has released standard document templates and a legislative instrument governing safe harbour valuations has come into effect.

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02 Jul 2015  |  Riposte

Safe landing for segregated assets

After navigating some fairly black storm clouds TD 2015/D6 appears set to ensure life companies will not be taxed on routine VPST asset rollovers.

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24 Jun 2015  |  Riposte  |  Financial Services

Sanity prevails on TR 2014/7

The ATO has issued an amended version of TR 2014/7 dealing with gains and losses from FX derivatives. Though issues remain in the revised version, the withdrawal of certain aspects of the initial ruling concerning source are welcome.

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News & Events

01 Jul 2015  |  News & Announcements

Meet our new Directors

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the promotion of Cameron Blackwood and Julian Pinson to Director.

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01 Jul 2015  |  News & Announcements

Our new Senior Associates

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the promotion of five of its Associates to the position of Senior Associate.

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18 Jun 2015  |  Events

Tax Institute Seminar

The Tax Institute will be hosting a seminar on the ATO's new approach to large privately owned and wealthy groups in our offices on 16 July. Speakers include Greenwoods Director, Andrew White and Herbert Smith Freehills partner, Hugh Paynter.

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