The national accounts released on December 5 showed that the Australian economy grew by 0.5% in the September quarter.
There is no question that the Australian economy is in a state of flux.
The requirement that land comprises at least 60% of the assets of a company or unit trust will be removed.
It is trite to say that estate planning should be done during your lifetime but many planning opportunities are simply missed.
This article highlights the impact of the EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers on Australian investors.
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme aims to bring benefits to Australia by encouraging the development and expansion of foreign markets for Australian goods, services, intellectual property and know-how.
Australian Customs initiates investigation into alleged dumping and subsidisation of Biodiesel exported from the United States of America.
Australian companies seeking to take advantage of
opportunities in India should be aware of a recent decision of
the Indian Supreme Court which exposes foreign arbitral awards
to challenge in Indian courts.
Treasury released the long awaited Potts Report into the regulation of Direct Offshore Foreign Insurers and Discretionary Mutual Funds on 27 May 2004. The Report recommends that DOFIs marketing insurance in Australia should remain exempt from prudential regulation in Australia if they are domiciled in a country with comparable regulation.