May 2017

Changes to Threshold and Rate for Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments (May 2017)
Whistleblower Protections in Corporate Australia: Issues, Developments and Best Practices
Dolphins, Boats, Tickets, Waves and Waivers
A Timely Refresher on Director Penalties for Unpaid Super – is your company Superbad?
WA CTP Motor Vehicle Crash Claim – Liability apportioned 70% – 30% in favour of defendant
Changes to Threshold and Rate for Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments (May 2017)

Emma Leys
Partner

On 9 May 2017 as part of the 2017-2018 Federal Budget, the Government announced two changes to the system – to the threshold and the withholding payment rate. The changes will apply to any contracts of sale entered into on or after 1 July 2017.
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Whistleblower Protections in Corporate Australia: Issues, Developments and Best Practices

Private: Tom Darbyshire
Partner

Private: Claudia Lewin
Lawyer

In the March issue of the LexisNexis Inhouse Counsel newsletter partner Tom Darbyshire and lawyer Claudia Lewin provide insight into the new Whistleblower protections. In-house lawyers are particularly affected by the laws …
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Dolphins, Boats, Tickets, Waves and Waivers

Private: Rhonda Carson
Lawyer

Lessons from Lightfoot v Rockingham Wild Encounters – a recent case about a dolphin-watching cruise involving negligence, personal injury damages and contractual waivers of liability.
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A Timely Refresher on Director Penalties for Unpaid Super – is your company Superbad?

Private: Katrina Welch
Senior Associate

Earlier this month, the Senate Economics References Committee reported upon the impact of non-payment of the superannuation guarantee (SG).[1]  As “Superbad” companies become an increasingly hot topic and a more …
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WA CTP Motor Vehicle Crash Claim – Liability apportioned 70% – 30% in favour of defendant

Ash Crisp
Partner

In Baker v North delivered 24 May 2017, liability for the crash was apportioned as 70% as a result of the actions of the plaintiff and 30% as a result of the actions of the defendant.
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