Private equity shaken by shock tax verdict

The Federal Court decision has thrown into question the tax treatment of limited partnerships, the preferred vehicle of funds managers globally, when investing in Australia.


The changing consequences when using foreign trusts

The finalisation of the Determinations in this form is surprising, given that this view appears to be contrary to the established view of many in the market who have utilised foreign trust structures in a funds management or cross-border investment contex


As Singapore ages, low tax model creaks

A recent study by the Institute of Policy Studies showed Singaporeans would rather the government dip into its national reserves than raise taxes.


Story Of The Year: The Taxman cometh

Phase one of Ops Mega involves the audit of 15 local and foreign banks with offshore dealings in Labuan for “potential transfer pricing”