One year bankruptcy reform – submissions due by 31 January 2018

The government has put off its announced one year bankruptcy law until well into next year, asking for submissions by the end of January 2018.   Many of the 58,000 undischarged bankrupts in the country will have to wait. Meanwhile, the Traill Bankruptcy Conference, and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), are each themselves providing information […]

No, not the Royal Commission – long delayed banking reforms

Long delayed banking and financial institution reforms are being addressed in a Bill to enhance APRA’s ‘crisis management’ powers in relation to distressed or insolvent banks and insurance companies. The Bill has now been referred to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee to report by 9 February 2018.  My involvement in this law reform arises from […]