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Keep your options open: understanding put and call options over residential property

March 5 2018 When buying or selling residential property, sometimes you also need to buy more time. If you're a buyer looking to redevelop a property, you may need…

Divorce, death & a determined ex-spouse!

February 22 2017 In a recent decision of the Supreme Court of NSW, Lodin v Lodin; Estate of Dr Mohammad Masoud Lodin [2017] NSWSC (the Lodin Case) a former spouse of…

Transferring shares in a corporate trustee - beware the potential duty cost

April 13 2017 Most accountants and lawyers are aware of the duty implications of changing a trustee of a trust that holds dutiable property in New South Wales - as…

Now that you have the documents, what can and can’t you do with them?

March 16 2016 Some people may think that proceedings before the court are public and that all information and documents associated with those proceedings are also…

Chucking a “sickie” - be careful what you wish for

May 1 2016 Consider this: An employer refuses an employee's application for two days annual leave. The disgruntled employee storms off and mutters "fine, I'm…

Did you know that 2018 is the year in which there are more slaves than any other time in history?

November 28 2018 The United Nations estimates there are more than 40 million victims of modern slavery worldwide. Over half of these victims are exploited in the…

Tax Training Notes - November 2018

November 15 2018 In 2001 S M Ho, Kah Weng Loh, William Orr and T T Low purchased properties at 404 Queens Parade and 406 Queens Parade in Clifton Victoria and…

Tax Training Notes - October 2018

October 25 2018 From 2000 to 2015, Mr Douglass, an electronics engineer, worked on large infrastructure projects. He did so as the sole service provider of a…

Oops! It’s happened again! Don’t make this mistake with the PPSA

October 22 2018 The serious consequences that follow a failure to comply with the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) were highlighted in the recent…

Do you need to amend your trust deed?

October 8 2018 If you have a discretionary or hybrid trust that owns residential land in NSW you may need to have your deed amended before 31 December 2018…