Venturing beyond Australia

Australia needs to catch up with global venture capital policies and structures, Eagle Corporate Advisers' Brett Eagle says....

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    Financial advice is a highly-effective engagement tool and for 80 per cent of super members it can be delivered through general, limite...

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    A life insurance policy held in superannuation is legally not life insurance at all, Freehills partner Michael Vrisakis says....

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    Annual benefit projections will help super funds engage with the widest possible cross-section of their members, Towers Watson consultant Jo...

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    From 1 July 2011, the rules for deductibility of TPD insurance premiums will change and trustees may require an actuarial certificate t...

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    With the end of the financial year approaching, the inevitable question about tax strategies will be raised. What you live and retire on ref...

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    One should not invest solely to obtain a tax benefit. The tax-driven agricultural investment schemes that once littered the investment lands...

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