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In estate planning, beware of remarried clients
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2013
... advisers consider current spouses, former spouses and multitudes of children according to Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers. "Great care must be taken not to set the estate up for a later claim by a potential beneficiary who believes they did not ...
Advisers warned to check pension start dates after new ruling
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2013
... has retained its strict adherence to its views as to the commencement date of a pension," Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers special counsel superannuation Michael Hallinan said. "Advisers will have to liaise with clients in May or June to commence ...
Trustees warned about unintentional SMSF contributions
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2013
... contribution strategy can fail if the timing is off," Caroline Harley, an Associate at Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers, said. Harley said confusion can arise about exactly when a contribution is made. The ATO's ruling 2010/1 says contributions ...
APRA's SMSF loan warning berated
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 21 JAN 2013
... regulate LRBA as financial products as they advised in 2010." Peter Townsend, principal of Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers also criticised APRA's assessment. He dubbed the comments 'curious' and said that SMSF loans were not inherently more risky ...
FOFA misses the mark on investment fraud
RACHEL DAVIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2012
... easier against flawed schemes or fraudulent management," said Peter Townsend, principal, Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers. "Awareness and action after the fact are swifter than earlier times but I can't see evidence that early enforcement is materially ...
SMSFs exposed in related party transactions
ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 16 AUG 2011
... superannuation legal expert has said. Maria Siu, special counsel on Superannuation for Townsends Business and Corporate Lawyers, said there had been renewed interest in super fund borrowing as SMSFs become more sophisticated. This can give rise to related-party ...
Changing of the guard at Temasek
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2010
... jurisdictions in Asia. According to a Temasek press statement, Sandrasegara is recognised as one of the best corporate lawyers in the island nation. His mandate at Temasek includes heading the portfolio management division which focuses on governance ...
Planners brace for fiduciary revolution
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2009
... deficiency," noted the Report. The recommendation is so significant that one leading law firm, Townsends Business and Corporate Lawyers, said "[it] will effectively change the onus of proof in claims against advisers and make it easier for clients to ...
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