Australia’s new fortnightly ‘COVID-19’ personal insolvency statistics

The Australian bankruptcy trustee and regulator AFSA has started to release fortnightly statistics on personal insolvencies in Australia[1] to assist in monitoring the economic and social impact of COVID-19, and the recent bankruptcy law changes made in response to the crisis.  This is a commendable and prompt contribution which will inform any needed law and […]

‘Unhappy’ delay in an insolvent winding up

A NSW Judge was ‘unhappy’ about delay in a solvency report being prepared for the defendant, in response to what had become a creditor’s ‘aged’ winding up application based on the defendant’s non-compliance with a winding up demand. On an application for a further adjournment, to 15 June 2020, the Judge described the variable evidence […]