5 Selborne associate member Philip Crutchfield QC is appearing for ASIC in the Federal Court bank bill swap rate proceedings against Westpac.


Gregory Drew is appearing for customers in the recently commenced class action against Westpac in the Federal Court, which concerns insurance products obtained in connection with financial advisers at Westpac, St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and BT Advice.


Peter Fraser has presented to the Gunn Club on the topic “Has the High Court decision in Bywater Investments Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation changed the law regarding corporate tax residency?”. The presentation addressed how auditors might now approach the issue of corporate residency, especially in relation to foreign subsidiaries of Australian multinationals.