Published on 13 Nov 13
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Whilst everyone appreciates, broadly, the benefits of pre-nuptial or binding financial agreements, Governance Agreements (e.g. shareholder agreements) in relation to businesses often fall by the wayside. There are some fundamental elements that ought to be incorporated into a Governance Agreement regardless of the entities involved. This paper covers:
- the essential elements to be incorporated
- how to deal with the 'uninsurable elements'
- tax issues relating to these agreements
- some practical examples of the different examples, you're likely to encounter.
Dominic is a Solicitor with expertise in taxation, estate planning and commercial law. Dominic's strength is in his ability to research, comprehend and implement complex transactions for his clients with a focus on achieving strong commercial and taxation outcomes. Over the past few years, he has built a substantial following of Accountants and Financial Planners who rely on his technical expertise to service the needs of their clients. While Dominic has worked across many different industries, he has developed specialised knowledge in professional services, pharmacy, transport and extractive industries.
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