Slow pace of litigation and incomprehensible laws

Former Federal Court judge Steven Rares is reported in the AFR[1] as having made several comments about the justice system in Australia, including about the slow pace of litigation and what he is reported as saying is “the “incomprehensible” laws that cover the corporate sector”. Slow prosecutions He refers to the Bankman-Fried trial in the […]

Defining bankruptcy

The Bankruptcy Amendment (Discharge from Bankruptcy) Bill 2023 has been introduced into parliament.  It has presumably been drafted by the Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC). It would have been OPC that also drafted the Creative Australia Bill 2023 and described personal insolvency in clause 27 in these terms, that the Minister must terminate the appointment […]