Hugh Paynter is a partner in the Disputes practice of our associated law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills.
His full profile can be viewed on the Herbert Smith Freehills website.
Investigations & Disputes
The Diverted Profits Tax legislation is now before Parliament. Its broad and draconian application should concern foreign and domestic multinationals alike.
Diverted Profits Tax.pdf (256 kb)
The Government has introduced the Diverted Profits Tax Bill 2007 and the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2017 into Parliament to implement the Diverted Profits Tax (DPT).
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, and Herbert Smith Freehills, have lodged a joint submission to The Treasury on the Diverted Profits Tax exposure draft legislation.
Diverted Profit Tax Submission December 2016.pdf (491 kb)
Australia is to get a Diverted Profits Tax. The Government has released draft legislation and explanatory memorandum for the proposed DPT, announced in the 2016-17 Federal Budget and modelled off the UK’s DPT.