Published on 12 Sep 07
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation includes a walk-through of some practical case studies regarding investment in Japanese property by Australian investors, and covers issues like:
- how do you characterise funds for Japanese tax purposes?
- how real is the permanent establishment risk?
- do you get tax treaty benefits?
- how to repatriate profits
- what happens when you want to exit.
Max is a member of the international tax practice group of Loyens & Loeff, a European law firm practising the laws of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (Benelux). He specialises in cross-border transactions and group restructuring with a particular focus on the Benelux and Japan. Max has worked in the Tokyo office of Loyens & Loeff during the period 2004 - 2007. Current at 01 August 2007
Andrew White ATI
Andrew is a Director at Greenwoods & Freehills. He advises on a wide range of corporate tax issues, with a particular focus on the property and managed funds industry and international tax issues. Andrew has particular experience in advising on the establishment and restructuring of property funds including stapled security structures, listed and unlisted trusts and has also provided extensive advice for Australian multinationals in relation to the structuring of their offshore investments. Current at 01 August 2007
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