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
Managing 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

Tom Darbyshire
Partner

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

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?

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

Ashley 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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