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Proposed financial product design obligations and intervention powers

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Proposed financial product design obligations and intervention powers

The Government has released draft legislation that proposes significant amendments to improve consumer protection in relation to financial and credit products.

22 December 2017

ATO related party financing guidance finalised

The Australian Taxation Office has finalised Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2017/4 concerning its compliance approach to related party financings affecting multinational groups.

21 December 2017

Santa brings early collective investment vehicle present and some summer reading

This article was written by Andrew Clements. The Government today released draft legislation for the tax treatment of Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles (CCIVs) and the draft legislation for the Asian...

21 December 2017

ASEAN: unlocking Australia’s infrastructure potential

'ASEAN Now: Insights for Australian Business' highlights opportunities for Australian companies to not just build infrastructure in Asia but also win lucrative services.

15 December 2017

Australia tightens the belt on foreign bribery and corruption

The Australian Government has introduced a Bill which clarifies and increases the scope of conduct caught by foreign bribery offences and introduces a scheme encouraging self-reporting of breaches....

13 December 2017

Options for native title reform in Australia

The Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department has released the much anticipated Options Paper “Reforms to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)".

08 December 2017