BLB News

Digital assets upon death or incapacity

31/10/2018

In the wake of this year's much publicised Cambridge Analytica data breach, and with the rise of digital assets such as cryptocurrency, and other jurisdictions such as Canada enacting legislative changes to address access to digital assets, it is not surprising that the NSW Law Reform Commission has released earlier this year its consultation paper on the current laws affecting access to digital assets in NSW upon death or incapacity.

Can an executor/administrator be personally liable for a deceased's tax liabilities?

30/10/2018

In some circumstances the legal personal representative ('LPR') of a deceased person's estate may be personally liable for the outstanding tax-related liabilities of the deceased. Julie Hartley provides some answers.

Don't assume your lender understands the loan to your super fund

30/10/2018

With more small lending organisations offering limited recourse loans to self managed super funds, the borrowers and their advisers need to be sure the loans are compliant. Peter Townsend discusses.

Indemnity clauses in trust deeds

30/10/2018

Normally, a trustee is personally liable for obligations incurred as trustee in administering the trust and this means the trustee can potentially be sued and have its own assets applied to meet any judgment. Jeff Song provides some insight.

Product of the Month - Legal Compliance Statement

30/10/2018

Download our Legal Compliance Statement to assist your auditor. Veronique Farkas sheds some light on the Product of the Month for October.