A 2012 committee of creditors found in 2020 to be invalidly appointed

In May 2012 a national Australian transportation company was put into liquidation and on 2 July, a meeting of creditors was held which purported to appoint a committee of inspection (creditors) and specify the members of the COI.  ‘Purported’ because over 8 years later, the appointment of the committee has been found to be invalid: […]

A “private arrangement” between a liquidator and the Tax Commissioner

The Commissioner of Taxation has purchased a litigation claim from a liquidator, on what terms we are not permitted to know. One of the reforms introduced in Australian in 2017 was to allow liquidators and trustees to assign causes of action to a third party, including a creditor, for value: s 100-5 Schedules.  The idea […]