ARITA Code

“industry codes with their precepts, guidance and aspirational verbiage cannot dictate the proper construction and application of the relevant statutory provisions”

Soft law in Australia takes a rather strict approach in assessing the independence of insolvency practitioners, more so than, for …

Insolvency practitioner independence – law and practice

One of Australia’s insolvency bodies, ARITA, has issued a reminder to its members about the need for liquidators to maintain …

The 2020 insolvency practitioner codes

New insolvency practitioner codes have issued in Australia, with the UK and NZ perhaps not far behind. It remains to …

Accountants’ insolvency code updated

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

Codes of conduct

Codes of conduct need to remain in step with on-going changes in the commercial and business worlds in which they …

A case of ‘just in case’ – Network Ten

The concept of “potential” or “putative” insolvency administrators who have had “recent, long-term, substantial and remunerative involvement” with the company …