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28 May 2015  |  Transactions & Matters  |  Mergers & Acquisitions

BHP Billiton: demerger of South32

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills advised BHP Billiton Limited on the demerger of certain of its assets to create a simplified BHP Billiton and a new independent global metals and mining company, South32.

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19 May 2015  |  Consultations & Submissions  |  Mergers & Acquisitions

Consolidation ED

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has provided submissions to the Treasury on the April 2015 exposure draft legislation addressing integrity in the consolidation system.

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15 May 2015  |  Tax Brief

Part IVA & consolidations: Channel Pastoral

The Full Federal Court decision in Channel Pastoral Holdings Pty re-considered the interaction between Part IVA and the tax consolidation rules previously considered by the Full Federal Court in Mongoose. The majority’s conclusion that the Commissioner can give effect to a Part IVA determination by issuing an assessment to a subsidiary member of a tax consolidated group is likely to raise a number of difficulties.

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News & Events

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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10 Mar 2015  |  News & Announcements

Client Choice Awards 2015

Our clients have spoken. Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills won in three categories in the Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2015.

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11 Feb 2015  |  News & Announcements

Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

In its rankings for 2015, Chambers Asia Pacific ranked Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills as a Band 1 firm for tax in Australia.

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