I’ve been reading over several ASIC statistical reports recently while working on my PhD and some figures really jumped out at me in the Series 3.3 (time series) report from […]
The case of Macks v Viscariello  SASCFC 172 considers a number of important issues relating to duties of voluntary administrators. The Full Court’s decision finalises a long-running saga involving several […]
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (ILRA) makes significant changes to how creditors’ voluntary liquidations are commenced from 1.9.17. This post will outline the changes to the commencement of […]
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (‘ILRA’) remakes the rules on creditor committees in insolvency (called ‘committees of inspection’ or COI). This post will explain the new law and […]
The second tranche of the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (‘ILRA’) started on 1.9.17. Over the next week, I’ll be doing a series of short posts on specific aspects […]
I was interviewed last night on ABC News Radio on the topic of phoenix companies and director identification numbers. They uploaded the whole 5 minute interview online.
The commencement of the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) is generating confusion in the insolvency industry. This post discusses the commencement provisions and notes a recent decision in bankruptcy […]
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) imposes a range of new notification requirements for both personal and corporate insolvency practitioners. This post considers the scope of Div 35 of […]
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) consolidates the powers of the court into two primary divisions of the new Insolvency Practice Schedule.
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) introduces a new power for personal and corporate insolvency regulators: the show cause notice. This note explains the scope and potential consequences of this […]