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Hayne Report – banks and receivers and agricultural enterprises

The Hayne Royal Commission declined to examine the conduct of receivers appointed by banks, in particular over agricultural enterprises. Nevertheless, comments and recommendations in the Final Report[1] (Report) address concerns about how banks have handled non-financial farming enterprises. National farm debt mediation The Report for …

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Environmental regulator prevails over liquidators’ right of disclaimer – decision of the Supreme Court of Canada

The rights of an environmental regulator against an insolvent company prevail over the right of the company’s liquidator to disclaim property of the company that is environmentally damaged. This is a policy issue before an Australian Senate inquiry due to report on 20 March 2019. …

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