At the most recent Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific held in Hong Kong from the 16th to the 18th October, 2013 we conducted a Master Class focussed on the abovementioned topic.
In advance of the conference we...more
Under Australian Commonwealth Law (the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (FATA)) a "Foreign Person" (explained below) is required to make a formal written application to the Foreign...more
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia ATS Pacific Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 341 (15 April 2013) raises significant issues for sellers of packaged tours. The Court found that a term could be...more
Introduction - Over the last few months, we have witnessed a significant uptick in activity in relation to management agreement negotiations both in Australia and elsewhere. ...more