Published on 17 Sep 09
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The aim of today's session is to provide a practical understanding of the key issues and options facing REITS in managing their distribution policy in light of the:
- current challenging environment and
- recent decision of the Full Federal Court in Bamford.
Prof Richard Vann, CTA, is Challis Professor of Law at the University of Sydney and a Consultant at Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills. He has also taught at NYU Law School, Harvard Law School and the University of London. He has held many government consultancies in Australia, including the Review of Business Taxation (1998 - 1999), the Review of International Taxation (2002 - 2003) and the Australian Taxation Office Public Rulings Panels on international and indirect taxation (1995-2007). Most recently, he has been involved in various Board of Taxation work on managed investment trusts and collective investment vehicles, the attribution of profits to permanent establishments and as a member of Treasury’s BEPS Advisory Group. Richard is the Editor-in-Chief of the IBFD Global Tax Treaties Commentaries now being progressively published.
- Current at
14 July 2017