International insolvency regulation – London 2017

The annual meeting of the International Association of Insolvency Regulators, IAIR, is being held in London, from 4 to 7 September 2017. Given its timing, it may well be a show case for Australia’s recent regulatory reforms, and funding arrangements, for insolvency practitioners. But, what does IAIR offer or provide? IAIR says it “aims to promote […]

England’s review of its insolvency code – independence, remuneration and more

The question of insolvency practitioner independence is important given the role of a company liquidator and bankruptcy trustee. Independence rules are being reviewed in England, and the rules associated with remuneration arrangements, in light of changes in commercial and professional practice. The Joint Insolvency Committee refers to “non-traditional routes to market, advertising, websites, lead generators and purchasing […]