With the semester coming up next month I’ve been playing with ChatGPT to test out potential essay and exam topics to see what it comes up with. I’ve found its […]
The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has today announced a new inquiry into corporate insolvency law. Submissions are due by the end of November 2022. The terms […]
I recently searched ASIC’s insolvency notices website for notices of appointment for the new small business restructuring procedure in Part 5.3B of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). This revealed 8 […]
The safe harbour against insolvent trading liability for directors has been in place since 19 September 2017.1 It was introduced to provide directors with an incentive to try to save their […]
With all of the law reform initiatives announced recently I’ve been giving a few seminars and webinars on different aspects of insolvency law. While I enjoy doing this (if you’d […]
This is a video of the webinar that I hosted in September for Sydney Law School with the team from Allen & Overy, discussing the new Pt 26A restructuring procedure. […]
Here is a video of my presentation on SME insolvency reform from a seminar that I gave at the Sydney office of Hunt & Hunt on 21 October 2020. I’d […]
Here is a copy of my submission in response to the Treasury ‘Insolvency Reforms to support small business’ that I submitted yesterday.
The details of the Federal Government’s proposed new restructuring regime for small businesses were announced this week with the release of the draft Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 […]
The federal Treasurer has announced a new restructuring regime for struggling small to medium enterprises (SMEs) which adopts a ‘debtor-in-possession’ model for companies owing less than $1 million.