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10
Oct

Trading Names – New Requirements

Trading names will cease to be displayed on the Australian Business Register from 1 November 2018. ASIC registration will be required to keep these displayed thereafter.

10
Oct

Central Management and Control of Foreign Corporates

The Australian Taxation Office (“ATO”) recently issued final ruling TR 2018/5 setting out the Commissioners position on how to apply the central management and control tests when determining the tax residency of a foreign company.

10
Oct

To sell or what to sell? – That is the question

With the food business continuing to grow and high multiples being paid, especially by private equity, it is vital that these sale transactions are structured properly and project managed correctly by advisors from the start .

10
Oct

Accounting considerations of electing into AMIT

There has been considerable coverage of the Investment Trust sector concerning the Attribution Managed Investment Trust (AMIT) Tax rules enacted in May 2016. However, this focus has predominately been on the tax consequences, tending to overlooking the accounting and reporting implications of transitioning to an AMIT.  

19
Sep

Changes to levies under the new ASIC Industry Funding Model

As we have previously discussed in our article, What you need to know about the new ASIC Industry Funding Model, entities which are regulated by ASIC will need to pay additional levies. Australian Financial Services Licence (“AFSL”) holders have been specifically acknowledged as having increased compliance costs - with the...

14
Sep

Leadership and Innovation with Naomi Simson - ESV Business Owners Series

On Wednesday 12 September, ESV held a well attended Business Owners Event featuring a key note presentation by Naomi Simson, one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders. She shared her business journey and insights on what she has learned and discovered on the road to leadership.