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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


Significant Investor Visa update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 16 2014

The Federal government has recently announced amendments to the Business Innovation and Investment Programme. These changes are expected to be


1 July compliance deadlines are you ready?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, USA
  • June 18 2014

A number of recent changes to taxation, anti-money laundering and financial services laws may have an impact on product disclosure statements


US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act - new information gathering and reporting obligations for funds
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 3 2014

The new FATCA rules apply to all registered and unregistered managed investment schemes. The Trustees, fund managers and custodians of Australian


Redeeming not withdrawing from a fund: member exits via High Court
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 27 2014

In MacarthurCook Fund Management Ltd v TFML Limited, the High Court unanimously held that a compulsory redemption of a member’s interest in a managed