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Perils of a complex, corporate collapse: Administrators’ conduct justified and personal liability limited
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • October 26 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Currie, in the Matter of The Country Wellness Group 2018 FCA 1455, where the administrators approached


Call of Duty: can lawyers owe a duty of care to a company in liquidation when instructed by its shareholder?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 21 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the decision in Mujkic Family Company Pty Ltd v Clarke & Gee Pty Ltd 2018 TASFC 4, which concerns a rather novel issue -


Don’t believe everything you read - company’s books not prima facie proof of debt
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 7 2018

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of ACN 096 281 542 Limited (in Liquidation) (ACN 096 281 542) (formerly Biotempus Limited) 2018 VSC 425


Public examinations during liquidation: which documents can liquidators obtain?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 24 2018

How far do liquidators’ powers to demand documents for public Examinations extend? Which documents can they request and from whom can they request


Stitched up by a subpoena side-step - methods for obtaining transcripts of ASIC examinations
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 10 2018

Transcripts of ASIC examinations can be very useful to claimants in investigating possible avenues of recovery, or assisting to build a case. This


Hurry Up and Wait - Liquidator in holding pattern while Re Amerind decided
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 13 2018

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of MJM(WA) Enterprises Pty Ltd (in liq) 2018 NSWSC 944, where the Court approved a liquidator’s


“Can’t get no double satisfaction”: Guarantor seeks to rely on rule against double satisfaction to reduce liability to creditor
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 13 2018

This week’s TGIF considers James v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 2018 NSWCA 41 in which a guarantor unsuccessfully sought to rely on


Left in the dark - Seeking to appoint a voluntary administrator when Board relations crumble
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 6 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of In the matter of Bean and Sprout Pty Ltd 2018 NSWSC 351, an application seeking a declaration as to the


Re Run of Re Amerind - Part 1: The Insolvent Corporate Trustee’s Right of Indemnity
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 16 2018

This week’s TGIF is the first of a two-part series considering Commonwealth v Byrnes 2018 VSCA 41, the Victorian Court of Appeal’s decision on


New insolvency reforms are on the way: How will they affect you?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 1 2018

As part of the implementation of the Turnbull government's National Innovation and Science Agenda, a suite of insolvency reform laws have been