Tax Bar Events & CPDs

Tax

Greig v Commissioner of Taxation [2020] FCAFC 25

Tax Bar Association
30Mar

THIS CPD HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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Greig v Commissioner of Taxation [2020] FCAFC 25 is an important decision regarding the principles governing the deductibility of losses arising in connection with business operations.

Daniel McInerney, who has been identified as one of Australia’s leading tax barristers by Doyle’s Guide and other publications, will explain the decision and its impacts with the discussion to be chaired by Eugene Wheelahan QC.

NOTE: Breakfast is from 7.30am with the presentation running 8.00am to 9.00am including questions.

Speaker(s): 
Eugene Wheelahan QC (Chair), Daniel McInerney
When: 
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 08:00 to 09:00
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Make no mistake? The decision in FCT v The Trustee for the Michael Hayes Family Trust [2019] FCAFC 226

Tax Bar Association
24Mar

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VENUE CHANGE: Neil McPhee Room on Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street with drinks to follow

The Full Court decision in Michael Hayes comments on the doctrines of mistake and rectification in tax disputes as well as specific issues related to public trading trusts and superannuation.

Gareth Redenbach will provide an overview of the case and its general implications for tax disputes and Phil Broderick of Sladen Legal will talk to specific issues it raises for superannuation funds. 

The session will be chaired by Michael Flynn QC who appeared for the successful trustee.

Drinks reception will follow the CPD in the library.

Speaker(s): 
Michael Flynn QC (Chair), Gareth Redenbach, Phil Broderick (Principal, Sladen Legal and Director, SISFA)
When: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Practical Issues with commercial damages and account of profits

The Commecial Bar Association
26Nov

This seminar will include a discussion on issues commonly arising in commercial matters when seeking to quantify damages or an account of profits. Guidance will be provided on various legal and practical issues from the perspective of counsel and forensic accounting expert. 

The seminar will also address matters such as the appropriate measure of damages, date for assessing loss, dealing with subsequent gains/losses and failures to mitigate, and the treatment of taxation, interest and overheads/fixed costs.

Speaker(s): 
Stephen Parmenter QC (Chair), Owain Stone (KordaMentha Forensic), Sam Prendergast
When: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

Tax Issues in Family Law Proceedings – you can run but you can’t hide

The Tax Bar Association and Law Institute of Victoria
14Nov

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Tax issues such as CGT (including rollover relief), Division 7A as well as trust and corporate law issues frequently arise in family law property proceedings. A recent trend has also seen the Commissioner of Taxation intervening in s79 proceedings to secure payment of tax debts owed by a party or parties to the marriage prior to any distribution of property.

Speaker(s): 
Terry Murphy QC (Chair); Angela Lee; Hadi Mazloum; Rose Lockie (Partner, Gadens)
When: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Can I claim that? Accounting, financial planning and tax issues for new barristers

The New Barristers Committee
12Nov

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A CPD focused on answering the questions of new barristers in relation to tax and financial planning. What’s the go on entertaining solicitors? Can I claim the Readers Course fees? Bring your burning questions or submit them anonymously for the Chair to ask on your behalf. You can submit your question/s via the registration page.

Speaker(s): 
Andrew Burnett (Chair), Adam Bird (Accountant), Mark Forte (Accountant), Lasadi Felsinger (Financial Planner), Kevin F Jones (Barrister)
When: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Practice management & business skills;