The UK’s Technical Guidance for Official Receivers – a published resource for Australian practitioners and regulators

The Insolvency Service in the UK has issued an updated version of its Technical guidance for Official Receivers[1] in administering corporate and personal insolvencies.   Australia has no real equivalent, certainly in corporate insolvency, and useful practice and legal insights and comparisons can be made.  The UK Official Receiver’s primary function is to administer and investigate […]

Litigation representatives and bankruptcy

A daughter’s evidence that her mother’s litigation and bankruptcy proceedings had become her mother’s “entire life” with her house “full of stacks of paper” and and that the mother had expressed suspicions that her trustee was bugging her phone was not enough to allow a litigation representative to be appointed to the mother’s legal proceedings. […]