As part of its 2017-18 Budget, on 9 May 2017, the Government announced proposed amendments which would limit the application of the small business CGT concessions (SBCGT Concessions).
Monthly Archives: April 2018
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, clarifying the standard for determining whether workers in California should be classified as employees or as independent contractors for purposes of the wage orders adopted by California’s Industrial Welfare Commission (“IWC”). In so doing, the Court held that there is a presumption that individuals are employees, and that an entity classifying an individual as an independent contractor bears the burden of establishing that such a classification is proper under the “ABC test” used in some other jurisdictions.
Usually, it is up to a court to determine if parties to an agreement have decided to let an arbitrator decide disputes under that agreement. But not always.
Leading independent business law firm, Hall & Wilcox, has boosted its international offering by appointing European counsel Dr Wolfgang Babeck as a consultant. Wolfgang will work closely with Partner and joint Head of International Oliver Jankowsky as co-head of the European Desk.
Past compliance history and current solvency are key to successfully applying for ATO instalment payments.
Funds and financial products
ASIC seeks consultation on fees-for-service draft legislation
On 11 April, the Government released draft legislation on the second phase of the ASIC industry funding model – the introduction of ASIC fees-for-service.
Q. MAY I MONITOR EMAILS THAT AN EMPLOYEE SENT ON THE EMPLOYEE’S WORK COMPUTER OR REVIEW OTHER INFORMATION ACCESSED ON MY (THE EMPLOYER’S) NETWORK?
The Court of Appeal has considered the proper application of Section 5O of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (CLA) in South Western Sydney Local Health District v Gould  NSWCA 69. Our review of the primary judgment can be found here.