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Sharia Compliant Investment In Australia
The UNCTAD Survey 2009-2011 ranks Australia in the top 10 of the most attractive countries in which to invest. Whilst domestic growth eased in 2009, it is picking up and the general consensus to date is that most of the problems directly related with the GFC did not significantly affect Australian financial institutions.
12 May 2010
Superannuation Funds – Recommendations for Addressing the Effects of Climate Change - Asset Owners Disclosure Project
In March 2010, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and the Climate Institute have released their second annual survey of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, a climate change investment initiative. The survey assesses Australia’s largest superannuation funds’ readiness to manage the risks and realise the opportunities associated with climate change.
7 Apr 2010
Shorter Form Product Disclosure Statement For Superannuation Funds and Managed Investment Schemes
On 21 December 2009, the Hon Chris Bowen MP released, for public comment, draft Corporations Amendment Regulations 2009 (draft Regulations) and an example PDS for superannuation funds and managed investment schemes. The draft Regulations and example PDS were the products of a Financial Services Working Group charged with examining, among other things, financial services disclosure.
31 Mar 2010
Claims by Creditors, Property and the GST and the Global Financial Crisis
Please find attached the latest Maddocks Bank Notes. In this issue: - Reinstatement of claims by creditors over shareholders - The future use of a property by a purchaser may impact on the GST liability - Government Guarantee to cease - Is the Global Financial Crisis really over? - Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Amendment Bill 2009
3 Mar 2010
Economic Recovery Drives Amendments To Australia's Foreign Investment Policy
The foreign investment screening framework has recently been reformed to help boost Australia's growth as the global economy recovers.
20 Nov 2009
Property Industry Finance Rescue Package: Which Investors And Developers Benefit?
To assist the Australian property industry in coping with the effects of the global credit crisis the Federal Government announced on 24 January 2009 the establishment of the $4 billion Australian Business Investment Partnership (ABIP).
17 Mar 2009
Tips For Borrowers Under Finance Facilities
Few will now argue that the global recession has arrived. Forecasts for 2009 are generally far from optimistic and the effects are already being felt here in Australia.
9 Mar 2009
UGB Development: Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution
On 24 December 2008 the Victorian Government released information on the form of the proposed "Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution" (GAIC).
9 Mar 2009
Introducing The National PPP Policy And Guidelines
The National Public Private Partnership Policy and National Public Private Partnership Guidelines (as developed by Infrastructure Australia) have now been endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments.
5 Mar 2009
The Revenue/Capital Debate In Private Equity Structures
In its 2007 – 2008 Compliance Program, the ATO identified a number of "potential revenue risks" in relation to private equity. Amongst other things, these included the treatment of distributions to investors in unit trusts or other private equity investment vehicles, and whether the characterisation of those payments (revenue or capital) accords with the tax law.
23 Dec 2008
The Impact Of The Credit Crunch On Facility Documents
The continuing global credit market tumult has caused financiers to reassess the terms on which they are prepared to provide finance. This reassessment has had a significant impact on the terms and conditions of finance documents.
23 Dec 2008
Is Uncle Sam Helping Australian Councils?
The recent collapse of Lehman Brothers and the subsequent financial crisis has had far reaching consequences for many organisations and government bodies worldwide.
19 Dec 2008
The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme: Issues Or The Regulator
The introduction of a Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) in Australia is now imminent. A Green Paper, which is a detailed policy position paper regarding the design and implementation of the CPRS, was issued by the Australian Government in July 2008 (Green Paper).
21 Nov 2008
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