Published on 13 Feb 13
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
These presentations cover:
Basel III changes:
- overview and background – concept of regulatory capital; interaction with ratings capital; Basel III changes; how much additional capital banks globally will have to raise; and what banks around the world are doing
- Basel III changes - focus on Basel III changes; capital adequacy under new APS 111; what the different categories of capital comprise of; key features to qualify as Additional Tier 1 Capital and Tier 2 Capital; deductions from capital; transitional arrangements
Topical tax issues facing banks and insurance companies about capital management:
- Tier 1 capital issues in Australia – tax implications for the issuer and security holders including the implications for the issuer arising from Basel III non-viability clauses and the application of various anti-avoidance rules
- Tier 1 capital issues undertaken by foreign branches of Australian banks – issues for the bank including the application of s 215-10
- Tier 2 capital issues in Australia – tax implications for the issuer and security holders including application of the debt/equity rules.
Anthony Frost CTA
Tony is the Managing Director of Greenwoods & Freehills. With more than 25 years experience in tax, Tony has a focus on financial services and financial transactions. Tony has advised clients on a wide range of tax matters, including innovative financial products, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border dealings, transfer pricing, tax audits and negotiations with the Australian Taxation Office. Tony has also advised clients on various OBU matters over many years, and is part of the consultation group set up by Treasury to discuss changes to the OBU rules announced in the previous government’s 2013-14 Budget. Current at 18 October 2013
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