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Latest Knowledge

Victorian Court of Appeal exposes a possible loophole in unfair preference regime

The Court of Appeal has this week[1] exposed a possible loophole in the unfair preference regime by finding: To be an unfair preference the payment(s) must be received ‘from the company’ which claims the preference. To meet this criteria, the...
7 August, 2020

The ‘sophisticated investor’ rule needs to change

For the past 20 years, the Corporations Act has allowed investors who obtain a certificate from an accountant to be classified as a ‘sophisticated investor’. If you meet the test, then the issuer of the financial product does not need...
30 July, 2020

JobKeeper 2.0 – turnover test and payment changes

On 21 July 2020 the Prime Minister announced the extension of the JobKeeper program through to March 2021.  Importantly there are no changes to eligibility or payment levels for the period to the end of September 2020. Beyond that, a...
22 July, 2020