On 25 October 2016, Leigh presented a one-hour paper to the members of ARITA (Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association) in Canberra on the latest developments in the Personal Property Securities Act. Call or email us if you would like a copy of the paper.
Leigh presented a one-hour webinar for the Financial Planning Association of Australia on 18 August 2015 on the topic “Superannuation death benefits getting into the wrong hands”. This session (i) analyses who can receive a superannuation death benefit; (ii) observes who can oppose it; (iii) describes how to use a Binding Death Benefit Nomination; (iv) … Continue reading Webinar – Superannuation Death Benefits Getting into the Wrong Hands
Article in Hire and Rental News, May 2016 (page 22) THE BEST SIX WAYS TO RECOVER A PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES DEBT To recover a debt secured over personal property, you need to start with the end in mind. So consider the following: Ensure the security transaction is managed by an expert. The omission of … Continue reading The Best Six Ways to Recover a Personal Property Securities Debt
Your Legacy Set in Stone Article in Financial Review Smart Investor Magazine, November 2015 (page 55) Leigh Adams outlines traps to avoid if you want to ensure how your Self Managed Super Fund is distributed after your death. A binding death benefit nomination displaces the trustee’s discretion in regard to the allocation … Continue reading Binding Death Nomination
This whitepaper titled “Asset Protection and Trusts” was presented in Sydney for UNSW. As an estate planning lawyer in Sydney, I am very interested in asset protection and the use of trusts for that purpose. Asset protection also has a strong connection with bankruptcy. Using Trusts for Business Operations: What are the risks? The trust should … Continue reading Asset Protection and Trusts