Principles of Regulation of Insolvency Practitioners – an international standard

This comment was issued in October 2018; it is re-issued in May 2023, but not updated, for interest. The rather

What is the future of insolvency practice?

The future of insolvency practice lies in artificial intelligence (AI) which this article discussed.  A list of selected articles and

Whistleblowing – panel debate – Bret Walker SC, Kate McClymont, and more – 19 November

The Australian Academy of Law is hosting a free on-line seminar on whistleblowing on Thursday evening 19 November 2020 from

Virtual Panel Series – UNCITRAL Texts and COVID-19 Response and Recovery – MSMEs and access to credit and secured lending

An interest group in Australia, the UNCITRAL Coordination Committee for Australia (UNCCA), has a role in monitoring and attending UNCITRAL[1]

Is the Australian insolvency system insolvent?

That is broadly the topic of a paper tentatively titled “the Australian insolvency system (in voluntary administration) – the s

Cross-border insolvency – the Canberra session

I was pleased to have been involved with others in giving a presentation on UN Day 24 October 2019 to

Climate change and the law

Here are details of two recent events on climate change and the law, followed by details of a range of

Regulation of Australian insolvency practitioners – UK and NZ compared

I am pleased to be soon presenting to various groups on the regulation of Australian insolvency practitioners, with some comparisons

International Association of Insolvency Regulators’ Conference – 2019

Australia is attending and presenting at the annual insolvency regulators’ conference, along with regulators from the UK, the US, New

Views of former High Court judges, on reasoned [sic] government decision making

Here are two rather politically telling comments of former Australian High Court judges from which we may each make our

NSW Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference 2019

I am presenting to senior lawyers at the NSW Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference 2019 on 9-10 August, in the

“Shortcomings of the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (just some)”

Professor Martin Davies of Tulane Maritime Law Center recently offered a critique of the Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency

Does insolvency practice constitute a profession?

Those who specialise in insolvency law and practice, and restructuring, would no doubt consider they act professionally, however that term

Some cross-border insolvency items from Australia and England

Two cross-border insolvency papers from Australian Judges; a scheme judgment from the UK, with the Judge criticising the parties, saying

Overcoming non-financial barriers to justice – Academy of Law debate – 27 Nov Sydney

This is the third and final event in the Academy’s Access to Justice series for 2018, being held on Tuesday

Insolvency remuneration – time-charging, or better?

Lawyers’ fees in class actions were the subject of a recent conference[1] paper by Sir Rupert Jackson, given in Melbourne,

International cross-border insolvency – an Australian diary

Some selected diary items of interest to Australian readers, and others.    September 2018 QUT Law – Dr Paul Omar

Academy of Law – access to justice, free speech on campus, science v law

The second public debate held by the Australian Academy of Law in its series on Access to Justice was held

Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law – Joint Symposium

The Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law are holding what is the first joint symposium between the

Insolvency and the environment – some law reform suggestions

While we await some pending developments in the areas of tension between insolvency law and environmental law, including the High

Australia’s insolvency regime (in administration) – ideas for its restructure

In my preparation for a panel discussion at the major AIIP Insolvency Conference in Canberra on the future of insolvency,