Is the Australian insolvency system insolvent?

That is broadly the topic of a paper tentatively titled “the Australian insolvency system (in voluntary administration) – the s 439A report” soon being presented to an eminent local and international insolvency gathering. And as with Virgin Airlines, should government support be provided, as it is in the UK and New Zealand, assuming we rate […]

Lawyers as directors of insolvency companies – restrictions on right to practise

Queensland lawyers who are directors of an insolvent company or an incorporated legal practice may have their right to practise challenged. Most lawyers in Australia are regulated under the Legal Profession Uniform Law scheme, with consistent rules and policies applied to all lawyers within the scheme. Queensland, a state, which presently has its borders closed […]