Published on 13 Sep 06
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation addresses the implications of the Westpoint litigation for trusts and what the future holds in relation to the following:
- can a discretionary beneficiary have an ‘interest’ in a family trust?
- how can family trust assets be exposed to claims against beneficiaries?
- what is likely to happen with beneficiaries, appointors, guardians and trustees in future?
Rob is a Director and Shareholder of Harwood Andrews Lawyers and is an accredited specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria in Income Tax Law and Business Law. Rob has been recognised as one of Australia's leading taxation lawyers by ALB's Legal Who's Who Australia 2003. Rob practises principally in the areas of taxation and revenue law, superannuation, business and investment structuring, advice on various types of trusts, asset protection and succession planning and business and commercial advice. Rob has presented on numerous occasions at State and National seminars and conferences on taxation and trust law issues for both the Taxation Institute of Australia and other industry groups and bodies.
Current at December 2008
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