Reinventing Bankruptcy Law – Virginia Torrie

This is a very good book on Canadian insolvency law, sadly with no equivalent in Australia, as I explain below. My review of it was/is to appear in the expected December issue of the Insolvency Law Bulletin, but publication of that issue is delayed until 2021. So I publish my review here, in 2020. Reinventing […]

Australia‚Äôs litigation funding market a ‘global hotspot for international investors … many based in tax havens and with dubious corporate histories’ with returns of ‘more than 500%’

The tone and findings of this 454 page report by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services –¬†Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry – are revealed in its opening paragraphs, that the purpose of a civil justice system is to ensure a fair and reasonable society, and that when […]