Published on 13 Oct 05
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This paper covers:
- stakeholder expectations
- risk management
- due diligence
- asset and share purchases
- international and cross border issues
- impacts on the ongoing business, including: apportionment; documentation requirements; and accounting systems
- dealing with advisers from the commercial perspective - benefits and difficulties.
William is currently a member of the Group Tax Department of Westpac Banking Corporation with significant experience in corporate GST and VAT matters and is currently working on GST apportionment, the International Financial Reporting Standards and Transfer Pricing. In his previous role at Citigroup, as Regional GST/VAT Counsel, he successfully implemented and was solely responsible for all GST advice in Citigroup with regional VAT responsibilities for Asia Pacific. William has nine years of financial services experience primarily focusing on taxation and in particular GST/VAT. He is currently admitted as a legal practitioner in the NSW Supreme Court and holds undergraduate degrees in Arts, Law and Commerce, and a Masters in Taxation.
Current at 19 August 2005 Current at 23 October 2007
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