The Part IVA Reforms
27 November 2012
* Registration is no longer available - Sydney and Melbourne seminars are now full.
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The Assistant Treasurer has now released a draft of the long-awaited and much anticipated reforms to Part IVA. Just what will change in the Part IVA landscape - and how it will change - is vitally important to business and their advisers. This seminar will examine what the new Part IVA could look like:
Ms Kate Roff, Principal Adviser, Revenue Group - Law Design Practice
Kate, a Principal Adviser, in Treasury's new Law Design Practice, Revenue Group, has been working closely with Tom Reid, Chief Adviser, on developing the Part IVA reforms. Kate has been intimately involved in the design and execution of the new measures.
Mr Jonathan Woodger, Deputy Chief Tax Counsel, Southern Region, Australian Taxation Office (Melbourne only)
Jonathan has overall leadership of the ATO's interpretation of the income tax laws and resource rent taxes for the southern part of the country. Previously, Jonathan was Senior Tax Counsel. He is now Chair of the ATO's General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) Panel. Jonathan spent the first nine years of his career as a legislative drafter at the Office of Parliamentary Counsel in Canberra where he drafted a large amount of tax legislation
Mr Andrew England Chief Tax Counsel, Australian Taxation Office (Sydney only)
Andrew was appointed Chief Tax Counsel in 2011. He is chair of the ATO's Public Rulings Panel and Test Case Funding Panel. Since joining the ATO in 1989, Andrew has worked in a wide range of areas, including tax policy and legislation, law interpretation, litigation, audit, risk assessment and management. Andrew has also worked in the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department, the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet and the Treasury.
Professor Graeme Cooper, Sydney Law School
Graeme is Professor of Taxation Law at the University of Sydney and a Consultant to Greenwoods & Freehills. He is a member of the Roundtable commissioned by the government to assist in developing the new provisions.
Time and Venue:
Greenwoods & Freehills, Level 42 101 Collins Street
8am to 9:30am (Breakfast from 7:45 am)
Sheraton on the Park,161 Elizabeth St, Sydney, Sydney
4:30pm to 6pm (Followed by drinks)
Space is limited to 100 people so please register early
This event is sponsored by Greenwoods & Freehills.
Time: Melbourne 8am to 9:30am (Breakfast from 7:45 am) and Sydney 4:30pm to 6pm (Followed by drinks)
Location: Greenwoods & Freehills, Lvl 42 101 Collins Street Melb & Sheraton on the Park, 161 Elizabeth St Syd
Cost: Free, but registration is essential
Contact: Sydney Law School PLaCE Coordinator
Phone: (02) 9351 0429