Alvin has practised corporate and commercial law exclusively his entire legal career. In that time, Alvin has developed a respectable reputation for leading, negotiating and closing countless, complex small cap private M&A deals (up to $50m), advising on complex corporate reorganisations, as well as managing trade mark portfolios for some of Australia’s leading brands. Alvin also proactively manages the day-to-day legal needs of corporates, SMEs and start-ups by teaming up as their external ‘in-house’ counsel.
It is important to have an experienced business lawyer prepare your template employment contracts, to ensure your business is not obliged to pay more severance pay than it otherwise would have had to, and to ensure the post-termination restraint clauses are enforceable.
Tax consolidation is where an eligible corporate group elects to be treated as a single entity for income tax purposes. In this article we look at the eligibility criteria for tax consolidation and its benefits.