BLB News

A strange body of law

02/09/2021

Most people would be surprised to know that in Australia you do not own your own body. Peter Townsend elaborates.

Does a discretionary trust protect beneficiaries? Part 1

02/09/2021

The case law attacking the efficacy of discretionary trusts has not killed off the usefulness of such trusts. Dominique Perry explains.

Interdependency relationship - not a catch-all to be a dependant

02/09/2021

What does it take to be "interdependent" with a super fund member and therefore entitled to receive their super death benefit? Jonathan See knows.

What to consider when updating your trust deed

02/09/2021

Elizabeth Wang reminds us of the need to keep the super fund's deed current.

Life's too serious

02/09/2021

So who's smarter: doctors or lawyers? Based on this story it's a no-brainer.