Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Pointon Partners 20 Year Celebration

On the 14th September 2016, we celebrated our 20 year of business at the National Gallery of Victoria with around 250 of our closest friends and family. It was a wonderful night of celebration, entertainment, fun and good company. For those who could attend we were very pleased to see you. For those that could not, [...]

2018-08-08T17:00:54+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Supreme Court To Award Damages To Liam Pickering’s Former Employer

The recent Victorian Supreme Court decision of Strategic Management Australia AFL Pty Ltd & Anor v Precision Sports & Entertainment Group Pty Ltd & Ors [2016] VSC 303 provides insight into the scope and extent of duties owed by employees. Background In 2012, Liam Pickering (Pickering), James Pitcher (Pitcher) and Jason Sourasis (Sourasis) formed a [...]

2016-09-16T23:52:53+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Employment Law|

Check Your Representation Agreements – Lessons Learned From Sports Management Litigation

In its recent decision in Strategic Management Australia AFL Pty Ltd & Anor v Precision Sports & Entertainment Group Pty Ltd & Ors [2016] VSC 303, the Victorian Supreme Court held that accredited AFL agents were liable to their previous employer for failing to renew Representation Agreements. Facts In 2012, Liam Pickering, James Pitcher and [...]

2018-08-08T20:50:40+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Australian Diverted Profits Tax ("DPT")

Australia has followed the UK path of pre-empting the implementation of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) final reports dated 5 October 2015 which deals with international tax avoidance alleged against by the likes of Google and Amazon. The UK introduced its Diverted Profits Tax with effect from 1 April 2015. In Australia, [...]

2016-09-06T07:40:30+00:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Taxation|

Australian Diverted Profits Tax (“DPT”)

Australia has followed the UK path of pre-empting the implementation of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) final reports dated 5 October 2015 which deals with international tax avoidance alleged against by the likes of Google and Amazon. The UK introduced its Diverted Profits Tax with effect from 1 April 2015. In Australia, [...]

2016-09-06T07:40:30+00:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Taxation|