INSOL Academics 2017

The INSOL Academics Colloquium was held over the weekend of 18-19 March 2017 in Sydney. The session covered a wide range of topics relevant to Australian practitioners and academics and policy makers. These included the potential impacts of Brexit on UK insolvency; the impact of the EU changes on Australian creditors; comparative creditor protections in […]

“Two issues of importance in insolvency practice” – holding DOCAs upheld; pre-appointment conflict claim rejected

What the WA Supreme Court described as the two issues of importance in insolvency practice were whether holding DOCAs (deeds of company arrangement) were a legitimate process in the restructuring of an insolvent company under Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act; and the extent permitted of pre-appointment meetings of administrators with the board of the company without compromising their independence […]