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New UK Insolvency Code of Ethics

A new version of the Insolvency Code of Ethics will apply from 1 May 2020 to all insolvency practitioners in …

Obligations to whistleblow

Journalists and accountants among others are obliged by NSW law to ‘whistleblow’ – to report to the police – if …

Accountants’ insolvency code updated

A new standard for insolvency practitioners – APES 330 – has just been issued written in APESB’s unique style and …

Revised insolvency standard for practitioners. As to their professional bodies …

The Accounting Ethical and Professional Standards Board (APESB) has approved a new and revised APES 330 – Insolvency Services, the …

Some casual Friday comments on recent insolvency developments

This is a quick review of some on-going current issues in insolvency and related. Pending decisions The Commonwealth v Byrnes …

What’s up, or on, in insolvency, early in 2018?

The following commentary on submissions due, events and conferences, professional standards, international and local, hearings and case law*, all in …

Pending insolvency law and practice changes

Some of us are waiting for Santa, others are waiting on anticipated updates in insolvency law so we can send …

Insolvency practitioner independence – a ‘fair-minded’ or ‘uncharitably-minded’ assessment

The most recent decision on insolvency practitioner independence confirms an ongoing trend of treating the fair-minded observer, whose view is …

Accountants and NOCLAR – more than a systems update

Professional accountants in Australia will soon be bound by a new standard that could require them to report offences to …

Review of APES 330 – Insolvency Services

When the Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board (APESB) updates APES 330 – Insolvency Services to take account of the new insolvency …

Insolvency practitioners’ offence reporting

Although the government is trying to distance any connection between wrongdoing and a company going into liquidation or a person …

Misprision revived – accountants’ new legal obligations – APESB

Accountants are taking on an obligation to refer breaches of the law to the authorities, under changes to their international code …