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RCF IV – game changer for the taxation of private equity investment in Australia?

A recent decision has excited debate about the application of Australia’s income tax law to limited partnerships, particularly private equity and venture capital funds.

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Disclosure Relief for Foreign Companies when Raising Capital in Australia

Generally, foreign companies offering securities in Australia need to comply with the prospectus provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act). However, in addition to the normal...

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New FIRB Business Exemption Certificates

There are a number of associated issues and uncertainties regarding a new exemption certificate for business acquisitions by foreign investors (Business EC).

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Australia’s foreign investment laws: a guide for foreign investors and their counsel

When a transaction with a direct or indirect connection to Australia is proposed, foreign investors and their counsel should consider whether notification is required or advisable.

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Trends in Australian private equity

A closer look at IPO exits, warranty and indemnity insurance, illegal bid rigging, debt and fundraising in the Australian market.

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