Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Mathews Case – $1.3 million dollar compensation in Sexual Harassment Case

In Mathews v Winslow Constructors (Vic) Pty Ltd [2015] VSC 728 (‘the Mathews Case’) Kate Mathews worked for just under two years as a labourer for Winslow Constructors, commencing her employment in August 2008. During her term of employment, Ms Mathews was subjected to daily sexual abuse of a shocking nature, which has left her [...]

2016-05-27T01:18:18+00:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Employment Law|

Increasing use of tax-transparent entities by private groups due to BEPS

Abstract: To date, the effect of the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project is that Australian-owned private companies whose business could be affected by ecommerce are largely able to avoid high rates of foreign taxation. This allows significant deferral of Australian tax liability until the profits from the overseas activities are ultimately released into [...]

2016-05-05T07:08:59+00:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Taxation|