The IBA Annual Conference Sydney, 8–13 October 2017

Among many sessions across a wide range of legal disciplines, the IBA conference has this series of insolvency sessions. Avoiding that sinking feeling: navigating shipping insolvencies The Hanjin collapse at the end of August 2016 left 147 vessels stranded around the world, unable to enter port. Hanjin was the latest in a series of high-profile […]

Liquidators, and ASIC, acting without authority – all fixed

When a person inadvertently exercises powers without legal authority, a prompt legal response is required. The consequences can be serious, as two company liquidators, and more so ASIC itself, recently found out. The two liquidators join a long list of fellow bankruptcy trustees who have also inadvertently not renewed themselves. Liquidators’ registrations expiring Two liquidators inadvertently […]