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04 Dec 2017  |  Tax Brief

More ruminations on valuation issues

The market value of an asset is a pervasive feature of tax law, but the process of valuing assets is almost always problematic. This Tax Brief examines what the recent decision in Placer Dome [2017] WASCA 165 adds to our knowledge about the law governing valuation for duty and income tax.

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28 Nov 2017  |  Riposte  |  International

Hybrid Mismatch Rules (Part 2)

The Government has released draft legislation to implement the OECD Hybrid Mismatch Rules. In this Riposte, we examine how the proposed suite of dedicated rules will change the tax treatment of hybrid financial instruments and transactions involving hybrid entities.

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27 Nov 2017  |  Riposte  |  International

Hybrid Mismatch Rules (Part 1) – Dividends and Franking

The Government has released draft legislation to implement the OECD Hybrid Mismatch Rules. In this Riposte, we examine how the proposed rules will impact dividends, principally the receipt of non-portfolio dividends from overseas. Our second Riposte will focus on the suite of further specific anti-hybrid rules.

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News & Events

27 Sep 2017  |  News & Announcements

Doyles Guide - 2017

In the latest edition of Doyles Guide, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked as a Tier 1 firm for tax in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

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01 Jul 2017  |  News & Announcements

Congratulations Michael, Steven & Mary

Greenwoods congratulates Michael Carroll, Steven Guo and Mary Hu on their promotion to Senior Associate.

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10 May 2017  |  News & Announcements

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2017

For the second year running, 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.

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