Michael Murray and I launched the 9th edition of Keay’s Insolvency last Monday night. The launch was hosted by leading international insolvency and restructuring firm Ferrier Hodgson. At the launch, […]
The decision in ASIC v Planet Platinum Ltd (in liq)  VSC 120 (1 April 2016) raises interesting issues relating to the duties of administrators to confirm the validity of […]
News broke yesterday of the banks rejecting Arrium’s rescue package proposed by GSO Capital Partners that would have involved the banks taking a big haircut on their reportedly unsecured loans. […]
One of the many discussion points in Australian insolvency circles concerns the use of pre-pack arrangements. A recent report prepared for the British parliament gives an up-to-date summary of the […]
I’ve just published an article on using share issues to dilute minority shareholders using a loan to own strategy in the ARITA journal out this month.
The traditional theory of corporate debt restructuring is based on the notion that major creditors want to protect their loans and will support a restructuring plan that saves the business […]
A new article from attorneys at Latham and Watkins in the US provides a detailed exposition of the current law on Ch 15 proceedings. This will be useful for Australian […]
The Ch 11 of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company Inc has raised questions regarding the conduct of private equity firms prior to its bankruptcy filing in echoes of the current debate […]
The decision in Robit Nominees Pty Ltd v Oceanlinx Ltd (in liq) (rec and man apptd)  FCA 225 (11 March 2016) provides a good example of how courts handle […]
Welcome to the Australian Insolvency Law blog. This blog will provide short commentaries on developments in Australian and international insolvency and restructuring law.