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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • July 26 2017

The Queensland Supreme Court in the case of Scott & Ors v Port Hinchinbrook Services Limited & Ors 2017 QSC 92 has again confirmed the utility of a


Safe harbour and ipso facto reform in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 7 2017

Long-awaited law reform to bring Australia's insolvency regime into step with many of its trading counterparts is slated to be enacted in the second


To adjourn, or not to adjourn - Applications by administrators to adjourn winding up applications
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • June 29 2017

It is not uncommon for administrators to be appointed in the period between a company being served with a creditor’s winding up application and the


Directors’ duties - proprietary companies
  • Moulis Legal
  • Australia
  • June 29 2017

Directors play a central role in the management of a company and are therefore pivotal to its growth and success. In addition to the day-to-day


Director safe harbour and ipso facto insolvency reforms before the Senate
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 27 2017

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No 2) Bill 2017 was passed by the House of Representatives on 22 June 2017 and has had a


Change is here for “PPS Leases” under the PPSA
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 27 2017

On 19 May 2017, the Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Act 2017 (Cth) (Amendment Act) received Royal Assent and is now effective. The


Procedural Fundamentals: Extension of convening period for second creditors’ meetings
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • June 23 2017

The Part 5.3A administration regime was introduced to facilitate orderly and timely outcomes for creditors. This is clearly evidenced by the


Insolvency Insights: Can an unpaid seller stop goods in transit to obtain payment?
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

All Australian states have sale of goods legislation that, in certain circumstances, allows an unpaid seller to retain possession of goods in transit


Australian Insolvency Reforms - The Harbour Appears Safer Than it Was
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • June 15 2017

On 1 June 2017, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Bill 2017 (Bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives. The


‘Phoenixing’ rising: corporate misuse of FEG sparks crackdown
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 2 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the recent proposals to crackdown on rogue directors and reduce the burden on FEG to pay unpaid workers. A last resort -