The 2020 insolvency practitioner codes

New insolvency practitioner codes have issued in Australia, with the UK and NZ perhaps not far behind. It remains to see whether the codes are adaptable enough to reflect what is a changing business and professional environment and thereby to remain relevant and accepted. The international accounting Code of Ethics – APES 110 in Australia […]

Ombudsman’s insolvency inquiry and the nature of small business debt

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has written a newspaper article about the ‘Insolvency Practices Inquiry’ in the context of the impact of the bushfires on small to medium business enterprises [SMEs] in Australia, writing that “[t]he bleak reality is that many of these small businesses will not survive … while others will […]