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Recent trends in demergers presentation


This presentation covers:

  • background
  • relief for the demerging group
  • relief for shareholders
  • anti-avoidance provisions – section 45B
  • demergers in practice:
    • traps and pitfalls to look out for
    • ATO’s views and trends
  • other matters to consider
  • stamp duty.

Author profiles

Jason Barnes CTA
Jason Barnes is a Special Counsel in the Melbourne office of King & Wood Mallesons and has over 15 years' tax experience at leading law and accounting firms. His experience includes two secondments to major banks in Hong Kong and Melbourne. Jason primarily practices in the area of income tax (including tax audits and litigation), but he has a broad ranging practice that extends to goods and services tax, stamp duty, fringe benefits tax and resource taxes. He advises Australian and overseas clients on the tax aspects of financing, international and cross-border, commercial, capital management and workplace and employment related transactions. Jason has been recognised as a rising star in the area of tax in the 2nd edition of Euromoney's LMG Rising Stars 2016 guide. - Current at 09 September 2016
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Richard Heggart CTA
Nick Heggart, CTA, is a Director in the Perth office of Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills. Nick provides clients with advice in relation to a broad range of tax issues including advice on M&A, demergers and capital management strategies. He sits on the Energy & Resources Working Group with the ATO and on the State Council for The Tax Institute’s WA Division. - Current at 26 March 2018
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Recent trends in demergers

Author(s):  Jason BARNES,  Nick HEGGART

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