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Offensive and scandalous language in Wills

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • April 17 2014

The Supreme Court of South Australia was asked to remove particular words from a Will on the basis that the words were offensive in nature. The

Trustee’s discretion and when to seek judicial advice

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • April 17 2014

The Supreme Court of New South Wales was asked to consider an application for judicial advice pursuant to section 63 of the Trustee Act 1925 (NSW

Superannuation and your estate planning

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • April 17 2014

In the event of death, superannuation death benefits (death benefits) do not automatically form part of an individual's estate. The terms of the

Lost and found

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2014

The Supreme Court of Queensland was asked to consider whether the beneficiaries under a Will were entitled to compensation from the estate in

Competing interests over an estate with no Will

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2014

The deceased died without a Will, leaving a daughter and a partner to whom he was not married. The New South Wales Supreme Court was asked to

Minors have superannuation death benefits too

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2014

The Superannuation Complaints Tribunal of Australia (Tribunal) recently considered how the superannuation death benefits of a 16 year old member

Effect of marriage on the validity of a Will

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2014

The Victorian Supreme Court was asked to consider whether the deceased's Will was revoked as a consequence of her subsequent marriage. The deceased

No transfer of continuing partnership interest by retiring partner

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2013

The Full Court has dismissed an appeal by a taxpayer against a decision at first instance that a deed transferring a retiring partner's interest in a

Foreign exchange losses

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2013

The Commissioner of Taxation has lost an appeal against a decision at first instance that 20 News Corp group companies were entitled to deductions

Nominations and option agreements

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2013

Amendments are proposed to be made to the NSW Duties Act, 1997 to overcome the NSW Supreme Court decision in CTI Joint Venture Company Pty Ltd v