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13 Aug 2018  |  Riposte  |  Financial Services  |  Private Equity  |  Private Wealth

Tax Law Bites Trust Law on Franking Credits

The High Court of Australia has restored sanity in a long running saga in which a trustee purported to separate franking credits from the underlying dividends in allocations to beneficiaries. The Court held (as the parties now accepted) that this was not possible and that a contrary decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in its trusts jurisdiction to which the Commissioner of Taxation was not party did not bind the Commissioner.

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10 Aug 2018  |  Weekly Tax Highlights

Weekly Tax Highlights

A summary of selected tax developments for the week ending 10 August 2018

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03 Aug 2018  |  Weekly Tax Highlights

Weekly Tax Highlights

A summary of selected tax developments for the week ending 3 August 2018

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News & Events

29 Jun 2018  |  News & Announcements

Congratulations to our newly promoted Senior Associates

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the promotion of Sarah Reddick and Rebecca Fan to the position of Senior Associate, effective 1 July 2018.

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21 May 2018  |  News & Announcements

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2018

Congratulations to Senior Associate Mary Hu, who on Friday night was named a winner in the taxation category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.

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13 Apr 2018  |  News & Announcements

Best Lawyers 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have once again been named Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law in Australia, in the Best Lawyers 2019 rankings.

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