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Danger of failing to structure scrip-for-scrip rollovers correctly

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Upon a company being taken over or merging with another company, a client may become liable to pay capital gains tax (CGT) when disposing of their

The four types of preliminary agreement don’t get yourself into an unintended bind.

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Could you be legally bound by negotiations in the absence of a formal contract? What about when a preliminary agreement states that negotiations are

Are your clients doing it right? The land tax primary production exemption

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Land tax exemptions, whilst appearing to be straight forward, should be applied for with care, caution and careful consideration of the conditions

When does the family court dip into family trusts?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 13 2015

You are an accountant who has just set up a family trust for a trusted and longstanding client. The trust is discretionary in nature Your client is

Sexting, Facebook and "revenge porn": a cautionary tale

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2015

In the current digital age photographs and videos can be taken anywhere, anytime and shared with anyone. Images and videos shared between consenting

The directors divide: the importance of separation of personal from company interests

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 28 2015

Directors have an obligation to act in the best interests of the company to which they are appointed. This obligation includes the proper use of

Losing control: consequences of shareholder disputes

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 28 2015

Disputes between shareholders and directors can have serious consequences. The recent case of Van Wijk (Trustee), in the matter of Power

The High Court revisits liability for economic loss to subsequent purchasers

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 28 2015

2014 provided some important judicial clarification regarding professional liability in Australia. In October the High Court revisited liability for

Disclosing earnings information: get it right

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 27 2015

There was much said about the anticipated effects of the amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code), which came into force on 1 January

Horwood v Ah Shay 2014 QDC 199 it’s all relative; a successful FPA in a small estate

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

We rarely see cases of this nature proceed through to judgment after trial. This case provides estate lawyers with a precedent of a successful family