Published on 18 Mar 05
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
Recognising and managing the risks for internal or external advisors in acting as a director. Issues covered in this paper include:
who is a director, under the Corporations Act and tax legislation?
what liabilities come with the label, and how threatening are they?
if you don't have to be a director ... avoiding the 'shadow director' trap
if you are a nominee or executive director - managing liability risk.
Leigh is a Partner with Blake Dawson Waldron, based in Perth. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance but has a wide range of experience in corporate law, resource projects and dispute resolution. He has worked as an in-house lawyer and company secretary, and is an experienced public company director. Current at 15 November 2004
The Tax Institute is a Recognised Tax Agent Association (RTAA) under the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009.
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