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It Depends - Should I exclude foreign persons as beneficiaries of my family trust?

It Depends – Should I exclude foreign persons as beneficiaries of my family trust?

10 May 2021

In this week’s edition of ‘It depends’, associate Keeghan Silcock talks about whether you should exclude foreign persons as beneficiaries of your family trust.

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Cooper Grace Ward a finalist in Australasian Law Awards

Cooper Grace Ward a finalist in Australasian Law Awards

5 May 2021

CGW has won the State/Regional Firm of the Year since 2018. The Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of Australian and New Zealand’s leading legal firms.

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What documents do I need to pay a pension from my SMSF?

What documents do I need to pay a pension from my SMSF?

4 May 2021

In this week’s edition of ‘It depends’, senior associate Steven Jell talks about what documents you need to pay a pension from your SMSF.

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Cooper Grace Ward wins HRD Employer of Choice Award for 2021

Cooper Grace Ward wins HRD Employer of Choice Award for 2021

28 April 2021

The award places CGW alongside leading organisations such as Adobe, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Publicis Groupe and the Queensland Treasury.

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