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 CTA
Allan Blaikie FTIA joined Clayton Utz in 1986, and heads the firm’s taxation team. With 30 years’ experience (including over a
decade as a chartered accountant), Allan’s advice is highly valued by leading Australian and international companies in the financial
services and property sectors, as well as those in manufacturing and distribution. Allan has served on numerous Taxation Institute and
government committees, is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has also published and lectured extensively. Current at 06 May 2009
The Tax Institute is a Recognised Tax Agent Association (RTAA) under the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009.
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