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Australia – now open for business?

Alia Lum highlights the key measures announced in the third tranche of the Investment Manager Regime (IMR).
Modified date: 23/03/2015
Regulatory update
 

IMR 3 – updated ED due early this year

Martin Wiesinger highlights that IMR is a vital cog to centralise Australia as the financial services gateway for the Asia-Pacific region.
Modified date: 22/01/2015
Regulatory update
 

Managed Investment Trusts – who is really managing the investments?

Emma Crause highlights the substantial proportion of the investment management activities relating to the assets of a managed investment trust (MIT).
Modified date: 23/12/2014
Regulatory update
 

Foreign trusts and consequences of section 96A repeal

Matt Birrell analyses the differences and compliance conflict between foreign trusts and foreign funds.
Modified date: 28/10/2014
Business and industry issue; Regulatory update
 

Is our tax framework right to attract infrastructure investment?

Angus Wilson examines the Productivity Commission’s draft report on Public Infrastructure, identifying some implications for Australian tax policy.
Modified date: 9/10/2014
Regulatory update
 

Retirement products – a new chapter

Alia Lum looks into the possible future for retirement products, in light of the recent FSI interim report and Treasury discussion paper.
Modified date: 9/10/2014
Regulatory update
 

To block or not to block – super investor's dilemma

Matt Birrell outlines the dilemma for investors arising from the delayed MIT and Division 6C revisions.
Modified date: 14/02/2014
Regulatory update
 

Beneficial ownership: unexploded grenade in the global tax treaty network?

Paul Abela laments the lack of consistency in the treatment of beneficial ownership across the global tax treaty network.
Modified date: 11/02/2014
Regulatory update