About the webinar
What happens to my super when I die? That depends on whether you have a binding nomination or not. Getting this right is the first part, but there are also issues involving conflicts of duty concerning executors. This session examines the main issues:
- The conflict of duty arising in McIntosh v McIntosh explained
- Case report - Brine v Carter  SASC 205 how does this change things? Its impact on:
- choice of executor
- clauses in will
- use of reversionary pensions
- use of binding nominations
- Dealing with the conflict – role of executor in dealing with super of the deceased
- Executor’s duty to act in the best interest of the beneficiary
- Is there a duty to have super paid into the estate?
- Litigation stemming from a super death benefit
Who should attend
This webinar is suitable for succession lawyers – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
Peter Crofts, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne
Peter has a strong commercial background having practised for many years as a partner and in-house counsel with the international chartered accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Prior to this, Peter worked with the National Crime Authority and a city law firm. He was admitted to practice in 1982 and signed the Roll of Counsel in November 2001. Peter read with Jim Delany.
In addition to his legal background he holds qualifications in accounting and psychology and is an accredited mediator. Since signing the Bar Roll, Peter has continued to work in the commercial area accepting briefs in a range of matters, which have as their common thread the need to deal effectively with financial material. He has also conducted trials in all Victorian jurisdictions.
Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD [CLE] units/points – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1.5 hours.