Virtual Panel Series – UNCITRAL Texts and COVID-19 Response and Recovery – MSMEs and access to credit and secured lending

An interest group in Australia, the UNCITRAL Coordination Committee for Australia (UNCCA), has a role in monitoring and attending UNCITRAL[1] sessions including those of UNCITRAL’s Working Group V – Insolvency. Its representatives attended part of an on-line session on the difficulties caused for MSMEs worldwide by the COVID-19 crisis. The MSME session, and access to […]

Liquidators’ remuneration in Halifax referred to a referee

Going back some years, Australia rejected a single insolvency regulator for its personal insolvency practitioners on the one hand, and its corporate insolvency practitioners on the other;[1] 90% of whom are registered as both.  Separate regulation was maintained and continues. Even when major harmonising reforms were enacted in 2016, that decision was not revisited. Each […]