Published on 12 Feb 09
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Have we seen it all before? This presentation examines the tax issues emerging for financial institutions and their clients from the credit crunch, falling asset values, distressed debt and mergers - what have we seen before and what is new this time around? Issues covered in this presentation include:
compromise of debts
debt forgiveness rules and application to purchased debt
unwinding of complex derivatives and securities lending transactions
implications in terms of debt/equity characterisation.
Allan Blaikie FTIA is based in Sydney and is the Head of Clayton Utz’s National Taxation Team. With 35 years experience (including over a decade as a chartered accountant), Allan has advised extensively on a broad range of taxation matters. His clients include both Australian and international companies and organisations. He has presented numerous papers on taxation matters, both here and overseas. He has been involved in the conduct of Part IVA appeals as well as in appearances before the Part IVA Panel
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06 May 2009
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