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Parsons Centre publications

Research from experts in commercial, corporate and taxation law

The Ross Parsons Centre Monograph series provides detailed analysis of commercial, corporate, finance, securities and taxation law influences on the business world from a domestic and international perspective. 

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Latest Parsons Monograph

Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks: The Use of Schemes of Arrangement

by Tony Damian and Andrew Rich (Publication 20)

Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks is the leading Australian book on the use of members’ schemes of arrangement to effect changes of control of widely held companies and on the use of creditors’ schemes of arrangement to effect corporate restructurings. It has been described as the “pre-eminent text” on schemes of arrangement.

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View a full list of Parsons Centre monographs (pdf, 18KB).

Publications written by centre members listed below can be found on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN):

The Centre has digitised historical sources relating to Australian and international taxation law, including:

  • the seminal text, Income Taxation in Australia: Principles of Income, Deductability and Tax Accounting, by Ross Parsons.
  • the Final Report of the Taxation Review Committee ('the Asprey Report'), which is widely regarded as the origin of much of the tax reform that has occurred in Australia since 1975.
  • League of Nations publications on tax treaties that are the origin of Australia's modern treaty network.