BLB News

All of these problems could have been solved by SuperCentral

28/08/2018

The recent case of Re Narumon Pty Ltd in the Supreme Court of Queensland detailed a tale of woe that at first glance seems extraordinarily complex but which in fact could all have been handled properly if only the fund had been on SuperCentral.

Court sheds light on an enduring attorney's right to extend a BDBN

28/08/2018

A significant ruling was recently handed down in the Queensland decision of Re Narumon Pty Ltd regarding an attorney's right to extend a member's binding death benefit nomination. Julie Hartley reports.

Can you convert a non-reversionary pension into a reversionary pension using a death benefit nomination?

28/08/2018

Some doubt has been expressed about the ability of a member to use a BDBN to convert their non-reversionary pension into a reversionary pension. Peter Townsend examines the issues.

Can you really disentitle a person from your Will?

28/08/2018

Does violence towards the deceased end the relative's chances of a successful claim against the Will? Elizabeth Wang discusses.

No Joy in Pulling the ATO's Tail

28/08/2018

An SMSF trustee who objected to an ATO determination about a breach of a trustee's covenant found himself disqualified as a trustee. Peter Townsend checks the scoreboard when George Hart went up against the ATO.