Published on 30 Mar 05
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Issues covered in this presentation include:
- what is a stapled security?
- why the need for staples?
- product rulings given for staples
- overview of the Australian staples sector
- key tax issues in becoming a staple
- key tax issues in operating as a staple.
Brian Lawrence FTIA is a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has specialised in corporate tax for over 20 years and has been involved in many corporate activities including mergers, acquisitions and Initial Public Offerings. Main client responsibilities include property companies, property trusts, property developers, banks, financial institutions and funds management activities. Clients include major Australian corporate groups. Brian has extensive experience advising on real estate tax matters including IPOs for a significant number of listed property trusts and property syndicates, sale and leasebacks and the establishment of numerous funds and stapled structures. He also has extensive experience in performing tax due diligence work on acquisitions.
Current at 27 August 2008 Current at 11 March 2009
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