We here at Murrays Legal are notified of many things happening or coming up – conferences, talks, books, articles, and court hearings and events.
Here are some.
As to events, we have
ARITA in far north Queensland 19-20 April
INSOL International in New York 29 April-1 May
UNCITRAL in New York 7-11 May, on MSME insolvency, recognition of insolvency judgments, corporate groups
RITANZ in Wellington 9-11 May, with Gabriel Moss QC, a report on the new Code, and a report from Australia
ARITA NSW/ACT on 7 June
Traill’s insolvency bootcamps:
- Sydney: 19th June
- Melbourne: 21st June
- Brisbane: 26th June
Association of Independent Insolvency Professionals (AIIP) Conference in Canberra 29 June, on the future, safe harbour, bankruptcy and more
INSOL Academics in London 13 July
TMA Conference on 12-13 September in Sydney
ARITA Conference Sydney 24-25 October
Traill’s Bankruptcy Conference 3-4 December
Insolvency Academics Network – December in Wellington NZ?
Coshott v Spencer, on the Chorley exception, is being heard by the High Court on 10 May 2018
And applications for special leave to appeal have been filed with the High Court in Linc Energy, and Amerind.
Books and articles
For those who use textbooks, mainly lawyers, there are these new books or new editions:
Fletcher’s The Law of Insolvency, 5th ed, 2017
Corporate Insolvency Law, by Finch & Milman, 3rd ed, 201
Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition, 2018.
Cross Border Insolvency: A Commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law, 3rd ed, Look Chan Ho) (ed), with the chapter on Australia by Scott Atkins
Insolvent Trading Trusts, 2017, by Peter Agardy
Annotated Personal Property Securities Act 2009, CCH, 3rd Edition Nicholas Mirzai and Jason Harris
PPS in Practice, Thomson Reuters 2018, Nicholas Mirzai and Christopher Athanassios
Barwick, Bankruptcy and the Human Dimension, Justice Andrew Greenwood, (2018) 92 ALJ 48
International Trade & Maritime Law in China, Peter Murray (ed), 2nd ed, Thomson Reuters, 2017.
Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2017, Sarra and Romaine, Thomson Reuters, 2018, being the papers from the conference of that name held in Vancouver, Canada, on 9 February 2018.
And two others that have crossed our virtual desk
Jigsaw – Patterns in Law and Literature, by Nicholas Hasluck, Scholarly Publishing, 2018.
And Geoffrey Robertson’s Rather His Own Man, Penguin Australia, 2018.
More in due course.