Published on 16 Nov 10
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers:
- use of discretionary trusts
- asset protection or tax benefits?
- Bankruptcy Act issues
- Corporations Act issues
- family law issues
- sham trust issues.
Christopher Catt CTA
Christopher, Barrister, Fifth Floor Selborne Chambers specialising in all aspects of taxation law. Prior to going to the Bar in 2003, Chris had 16 years’ experience in advising financial institutions and large Australian and international corporations on income and CGT issues. At the Bar, Chris has represented clients at all stages of their disputes with the Commissioner; starting with collating and preparing voluntary disclosures (and incorporating strong legal argument supporting the position adopted), then challenging their amended assessments and debt recovery proceedings brought by the Commissioner, through mediation and appeals to the AAT and Federal Court, as well as defending claims in the District Court and Supreme Court, and negotiating stays of execution of judgments and settlements.
Chris has also assisted in disputes between clients and their former advisors, in determining whether there are any bases for mitigation of losses. Current at 30 August 2011
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