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Postgraduate | CUR-MT526 | 2024

Advanced Estate Planning

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Interrogate the legal system and focus on the specifics of contract and corporation law.Contrast Australia’s legal processes with examples from other countries. Go over the rights and responsibilities of companies, their members and their directors.

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Study method
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Advanced Estate Planning

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain why estate planning is an essential part of the financial planning process
    2. identify and evaluate the taxation and legal issues that are relevant in estate planning, including Will planning, powers of attorney, rights of beneficiaries, trusts, distribution of net assets and the capital gains implications of the deceased estate, death aspects of financial products
    3. develop a tax effective business succession plan
    4. understand the different estate planning needs of different client groups including indigenous clients, and find solutions appropriate to their needs

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No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Refer to the subject outline provided by Curtin University for information on texts and subject references.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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