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ASX publishes final updated Guidance Note 8: the final word on continuous disclosure (for now!)
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

The ASX has just released updated Guidance Note 8 (Updated GN8) on continuous disclosure in connection with the operation of ASX Listing Rules 3.1 -


The signing of the ChAFTA - a new chapter of opportunity
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, China
  • July 23 2015

On 17 June 2015, the Australian and Chinese governments signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) heralded by the Government as a


Foreign resident CGT withholding tax update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 21 2015

The Government has just released draft legislation for public comment, on the proposed foreign resident capital gains withholding tax. The draft


Employee options are back! Plus new ATO guidance on ESS for start-ups
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 16 2015

The amendments to the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) legislation that we discussed in our earlier Tax Update have been passed and are now law. In brief


Another binding nomination bites the dust
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 14 2015

In the recent Supreme Court of Queensland case of Munro v Munro, the court considered whether a binding death benefit nomination (BDBN) was valid in


Significant investor visa and Premium Investor Visa changes
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 2 2015

On 29 June 2015 and 1 July 2015, the Federal Government released new regulations which made changes to the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) regime


Legal obligations of directors of Australian companies
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

The legal obligations summarised below represent a non-exhaustive list of legal requirements which directors must comply with. As directors can


A guide to taxation in Australia
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

The aim of this guide is to provide a broad introduction to the framework of Australia's tax system. The Commonwealth is Australia's federal (or


Guide for sponsoring skilled personnel to Australia - the 457 visa
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Anyone who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident must have a visa to enter and remain in Australia. If they want to work in Australia


Guide for setting up a business in Australia
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

A key decision has to be made as to whether the business will be run through an offshore entity or whether an Australian entity will be utilised. It