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New AMIT Rules
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 10 2015

A new tax regime will apply to managed investment trusts that qualify as an Attribution Managed Investment Trust (AMIT).Qualifying AMITs can apply a


Coming soon: OTC derivative reporting for Phase 3B entities
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

If you are a Phase 3B entity (ie have gross notional OTC derivative positions of less than $5 billion), from 4 December 2015 you will need to report


The Government’s response to the Financial System Inquiry recommendations
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

The Federal Government has released its much-anticipated response to the recommendations of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) made in December 2014


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


Significant investor visa updates
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

The Australian government has announced changes to the complying investment criteria of the Significant Investment Visa (SIV) which will come into


A new taxing regime for funds
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 17 2015

The government has released an Exposure Draft (ED) for the taxation of income of qualifying Managed Investment Trusts (MITs). Many domestic fund


ASIC paves way for electronic disclosure
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 26 2014

In its latest consultation paper (Consultation Paper 224: Facilitating electronic financial services disclosure) (CP 224), ASIC is seeking feedback


High Court rules Wellington Capital acted beyond power: take care in drafting and interpreting fund constitutions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 17 2014

The High Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by Wellington Capital Limited (Wellington) and held that an in specie distribution of scheme property


ASIC flags potential areas for reform in managed investment schemes
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

ASIC expressed its continued concern about the ease with which an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence can be obtained and the difficulty


Will you have AML transitional arrangements in place by 1 November 2014?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 23 2014

On 1 June 2014, new customer due diligence requirements were introduced to amend the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Rules