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Elder abuse again thrust into spotlight

Australia - October 21 2019 On 24 September 2019, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) handed down a 5 year disqualification to a nurse found to be…

Andrew Aitken, Ilana Kacev, Jana Sosner.

Expats have until 30 June 2020 to sell main residence

Australia - February 11 2020 Changes to legislation in Australia will result in expats disposing of their main residences or returning to Australia to resume residency for tax…

Andrew Aitken, Ilana Kacev, Jana Sosner.

Case Study: Does a grandparent have a duty to provide for their grandchild under their Will?

Australia - November 28 2019 The Supreme Court of Victoria recently released its judgment of Veniou v Equity Trustees Limited [2018] VSC 832. Russell Kennedy acted for Equity…

Andrew Aitken, Ilana Kacev, Jana Sosner.

Changes to the Main Residence Exemption for Expats: The effect on deceased estates

Australia - February 28 2020 As previously set out in ‘Expats have until 30 June 2020 to sell main residence’, legislation assented to on 12 December 2019 radically amended the…

Andrew Aitken, Ilana Kacev, Jana Sosner.

A change to the tax law governing income received by minors from testamentary trusts

Australia - July 8 2020 Reforms to tax concessions available to minors receiving income from testamentary trusts proposed by the 2018 Federal Budget (finally) received…