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Gore no more - ASIC not required to prove intention in civil penalty proceedings
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 23 2017

In an important judgment that will have come as no small relief to ASIC, the Full Federal Court has determined that Chapter 2 of the Commonwealth


Repeal of outdated Section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW)
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

Section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW) has been repealed. It has been replaced by the Civil Liability (Third Party


Talking Tax - Issue 81
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

In the recent case of Hart v Commissioner of Taxation (No 4) 2017 FCA 572, the Federal Court confirmed the Commissioner’s assessment and amended


Prepare superannuation checklist
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 15 2017

The following checklist provides some common examples of when to seek advice and review your documentation from an estate planning perspective due to


New CRS regime applies from 1 July 2017
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, OECD
  • June 13 2017

The new Common Reporting Standard (CRS) regime will apply to most Australian managed investment schemes from 1 July 2017. Additional procedures for


Talking Tax - Issue 80
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 9 2017

In D W Tolson Management Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue 2017 NSWCATAD 173, R L Hamilton SC affirmed the Chief Commissioner’s


Existing use rights revisited
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 9 2017

In October last year, we considered the decision of Haddad v Council of the City of Ryde 2016 NSWLEC 1386 which discusses the interesting issue of


Accountancy firm accessorily liable for breaches of modern award
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 9 2017

For the first time, an Accounting firm, Ezy Accounting 123 Pty Ltd (Ezy Accounting), has been found accessorily liable for contraventions of a modern


No compensation for catastrophic injuries suffered by 14 year old criminal accomplice
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 7 2017

In a decision handed down on 18 May 2017, the Supreme Court of Queensland denied compensation for catastrophic personal injuries suffered by a


Minimum wage increase
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 6 2017

The Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel for annual wage reviews (Panel) today published its annual wage review under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth