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01 Sep 2015  |  Riposte  |  GST

GST - direct and indirect objectives

When a taxpayer spends money the tax question is usually, what did it get for its money? Often the answer is obvious, but sometimes taxpayers want to argue that the law should look beyond the obvious. The Full Federal Court’s decision in Rio Tinto raises this dilemma in a GST context.

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25 Aug 2015  |  Riposte  |  Mergers & Acquisitions

Scrip for scrip amendments

Legislation amending the scrip for scrip rules has been introduced in Parliament with some welcome improvements from the April ED.

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20 Aug 2015  |  Riposte

Tax avoidance - interim report

The Senate Standing Committee on Economics has released an interim report from its inquiry into corporate tax avoidance. Already the politics of this committee is visible and affecting its progress.

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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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10 Apr 2015  |  News & Announcements

Best Lawyers in Australia

We are honoured to have all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel recognised in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the category of Tax Law.

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