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Recent cases presentation


This presentation covers:

  • date range of cases: 15 March 2013 (the last day of last year’s National convention) to 10 February 2014.
    • this range excludes Howard v FCT [2012] FCAFC 149, in respect of which the High Court will have just heard the appeal on one ground (the fiduciary issue concerning who is beneficially entitled to the award of damages).
  • statistical analysis of the win/loss ratio during that period, including by judge.
  • a summary of selected cases.

Author profile

Melanie Baker CTA
Melanie is a barrister who specialises in tax and administrative law. Before joining the Victorian Bar in 2010, Melanie was a Senior Associate in the Tax group of Allens Arthur Robinson. As a barrister, Melanie regularly advises, and appears on behalf of, taxpayers and the Commissioner of Taxation. Melanie is also a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne where she co-lectures the post-graduate law subject, ‘Tax Litigation’. - Current at 08 November 2019
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This was presented at 29th National Convention .

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Independent review and dispute resolution

Author(s):  Deborah HASTINGS

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Alternative dispute resolution and the Australian Taxation Office

Author(s):  Judy SULLIVAN

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Commissioner's address

Author(s):  Chris JORDAN

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