What do I need to do to ensure my Private Ancillary Fund remains compliant?

What do I need to do to ensure my Private Ancillary Fund remains compliant?

Have you set up a Private Ancillary Fund (PAF) lately? Or are you thinking of setting up a PAF for charitable purposes, potentially endorsing it as a Deductible Gift Recipient? We know you did this (or want to do this) to jump start private philanthropic charitable donations. But now comes the tricky part: the rules, regulations, and ongoing obligations surrounding your PAF’s operation.

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We are a full-service commercial law firm with offices in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne. We can assist you with: Business and Investment Structures Setting up business structures, including Partnerships, Companies and Trusts Setting up investment structures,...

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Director Identification Numbers

Director Identification Numbers

In June 2020, legislation was passed to enable the rollout of Director Identification Numbers (DINs) for company directors. The Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS) is ready to start registering directors from November 2021.

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New look, same values

New look, same values

In January 2020, Andreyev Lawyers and JFM Law merged two long established firms with different cultures and ways of doing things. As it transpired, successfully integrating our practices was not the only challenge we faced, since...

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Closing the Governance Gap

Closing the Governance Gap

Many of our clients run their own business. Some run smaller enterprises, perhaps with one business partner and a handful of staff. Others run family businesses or larger-scale operations with multiple owners and many employees. If you are reading...

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How do you appoint someone to make health or medical treatment decisions on your behalf in NSW?

How do you appoint someone to make health or medical treatment decisions on your behalf in NSW?

As part of your end of life plan it is a good idea to appoint someone to make health or medical treatment decisions for you, if you become unable to make such decisions for yourself. It is also important to identify what your values, life goals and preferred outcomes are so the person appointed to make those health and medical treatment decisions can ensure their decision making is in line with your wishes.

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Can employers mandate the COVID-19 vaccination?

Can employers mandate the COVID-19 vaccination?

While the COVID-19 vaccination hasn’t been explored by the Fair Work Commission (yet), we do know that there are certain situations where an employer can mandate the influenza vaccination for its workers. These same principles can be relied upon to assist with determining whether employers can mandate the COVID-19 vaccination.

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