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Government moves forward with crypto – payments reform

New applications of blockchain-based technologies are continuously evolving, leaving many governments racing to implement suitable frameworks for the interactions of these technologies on their economies and domestic payment systems. The increased accessibility and uptake of digital assets by personal, retail, wholesale and institutional investors throughout 2021 has had global regulators playing catch up and in […]

Financial Reporting Webinar Series

Our 2022 Financial Reporting webinar series will run across four interactive sessions presented by accounting experts. This year, the series will be delivered online, and sessions are spread across the year with a focus on topics of particular relevance and importance to our clients in 2022, and also provide you with a general update on […]

Federal Budget Overview 2022/23

Last night, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered the 2022/23 Federal Budget, setting the Government up for their pre-election. With a May election fast approaching, there was a lot of anticipation that this Federal Budget would provide much needed support for households in managing the cost of living. While borders have opened, many business in several key […]

Innovations & regulation – the future of crypto

As cryptocurrency moves beyond the periphery of financial services into the mainstream, most people now understand the basics of crypto, but its independence from regulated systems and the pace of its evolution remain problematic for governments. Since the first transaction of bitcoin in 2009, new cryptocurrencies, networks, platforms and brokers have been established and continue […]

Stephen O’Flynn, Partner

Director, Tax
Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in providing tax advice to the public and private sectors.He works collaboratively with his clients to provide strategic tax solutions that deliver real value for their organisations. Stephen has acted for a diverse range of clients including individuals, large private groups, government entities and public groups across the funds […]

Danny Armstrong, Partner

Director, Banking & International Business,
Danny’s career spans over 40 years and a number of senior roles in financial services, including living and working in Asia for 10 years. He spent five years as General Director and Country Head for the Commonwealth Bank in Vietnam, leading the team that licensed and operationalised the bank there. He subsequently joined the National […]

Abi Chellapen, Partner

Director, Tax
Abi has over 15 years’ experience in providing strategic tax advice in all areas of tax law. She has strong technical and practical skills advising and assisting clients across a range of industries, but with particular emphasis on funds management and property. Abi’s clients include a number of ASX listed and wholesale property funds, equity […]

Financial services

SW has strong financial services sector experience to deliver efficient and effective advice.  Our team has worked with many of Australia’s financial institutions and have a deep understanding of funds management, banking, insurance and financial services generally.  Our reputation has grown alongside our expertise into most parts of the financial services sector across all service lines of our business: […]

Andy Lau, Partner

Director, Business & Private Client Advisory
Andy has extensive experience providing accounting, taxation and business advisory services to a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from high net worth individuals to large private businesses and subsidiaries of foreign multinationals. He regularly assists foreign businesses and investors on their move to Australia, providing initial structuring and set up advice, strategic tax planning, ongoing […]

Federal Budget 2021/22

Last night Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered the 2021 Federal Budget which was an extension of October’s 2020 COVID-recovery Budget, and focused on job creation and spending for individuals, in the wake of the pandemic. With an election looming, the conservative Budget included few surprises, continuing to give support to some key industries (but not all), […]