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Important tax updates for the energy industry

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 7 2012

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co (Mitsui) recently lost a $264 million tax dispute relating to its acquisition of an interest in a petroleum field in Australia’s North-West Shelf

Charge placed over assets to secure unpaid stamp duty

  • PwC Australia
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  • Australia
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  • January 15 2014

The WA Office of State Revenue (WA OSR) has recently placed a charge over the underlying coal assets of an acquired company to secure the payment of

An update on warranty and indemnity insurance in Australia

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • October 3 2012

Australia leads the world in the breadth and depth of take-up of warranty and indemnity insurance in private M&A transactions

The ongoing nature of reasonable endeavour obligations - are you aware of the consequences?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 20 2009

The words all 'reasonable endeavours' are common additions to clauses in commercial transaction documents, and are often intended to provide comfort to parties who, at the time of a transaction, are unwilling or unable to commit fully to a particular contractual obligation

Commercial dealings in the United Kingdom

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • July 27 2011

The new UK legislation, The Bribery Act 2010 will have implications for Australian businesses with commercial dealings in the United Kingdom from July 1, 2011

Director prosecuted for knowingly taking water during time of severe drought

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • October 25 2012

The Land and Environment Court of NSW (“Court”) has again reminded directors of their obligations to ensure that the companies for which they are responsible comply with environmental laws

First East Auction Holdings Pty Limited v Ange 2010 VSC 72

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2010

This case dealt with the consequences of a seller withdrawing paintings shortly before they were due to be auctioned

Dawning of a new era for appeals from adjudication decisions

  • Holding Redlich
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2013

The decision of Applegarth J in BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd v BGC Contracting Pty Ltd (No 2) (BMA v BGC) handed down on 22 March 2013 will

"Whose interest is it anyway?" the Personal Property Securities Act and IP security interests

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2013

Intellectual property owners and those who have security interests in their IP might not understand the full scope of the Personal Property

Who is the employer? short term visits

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2012

Under Australia’s tax treaties, where a person who is a non-resident exercises employment in Australia for a short period (usually not exceeding 183 days in aggregate within an income year) and their remuneration is paid by or on behalf of an employer who is not resident in Australia and is not borne by a permanent establishment or a fixed base which the employer has in Australia then the employment income of that non-resident is not subject to Australian tax but will be taxed in their country of residence