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Insolvencies in Australia: a tale of two COVIDs

Australia - July 26 2021 When COVID-19 hit Australia in 2020, there were widespread fears about the economic impact of the health crisis, with a predicted avalanche of…

Scott Butler, David Dickens, Mark Petrucco, Hector West.

Newsflash: threshold for statutory demands raised

Australia - July 1 2021 In another move to protect small business owners, the Federal Government has permanently raised the minimum debt required to serve a statutory demand…

Scott Butler, Georgia Gamble.

Taking the Ombudsman’s advice: How do you check if you are PPS ready?

Australia - February 9 2021 The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has been quoted in multiple publications urging businesses to ensure that…

Case update: NSW Court of Appeal provides guidance to liquidators on distributing investment funds

Australia - September 25 2020 The recent New South Wales Court of Appeal decision in Courtenay House concerned the distribution by liquidators of commingled investor funds…

Alexandra Lane.

Execution of documents by directors: what presumptions can a third party rely upon?

Australia - July 3 2020 The Supreme Court of Queensland has examined quorum busting and the assumptions that can be made when dealing with a company under the Corporations…

Jonathon Brooking, David Dickens.