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Foreign resident capital gains

The Federal Government has proposed to change the foreign resident capital gains withholding rate and threshold. Currently, purchasers buying Australian real property where the contract price is $2 million or above must withhold 10% of the purchase price and provide this sum to the ATO, unless...
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Pioneering Women at Pikes & Verekers Lawyers

Veronica Pike, Jean Hill and Aline Fenwick, founding Partners of our firm have been featured in “Defending the Rights of All: A History of the Law Society of New South Wales” by Michael Pelly and Catherine Pearce. You can read more about their ground-breaking careers on our Timeline...
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Amendments to Compulsory Acquisition Law

The Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Amendment Act 2016 commenced on 1 March 2017. The key amendments are: 1. A 6 month minimum negotiation period prior to compulsory acquisition.  2.An increase in the maximum payment for “disadvantage resulting from relocation” in...
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