Financial law reform

ASIC before the PJC – phoenix, DINs, AA Fund and the continuing 3 sins of liquidators

This is a very brief commentary on and extracts from evidence given by Mr James Shipton and others from ASIC …

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 …

‘A one year bankruptcy or a 3 year debt agreement … what’s the catch?’

With Australia on the verge of introducing a one year period of bankruptcy, it is odd that no comparable reforms …

Managed Investment Schemes – proposed reforms

The problems with managed investments schemes (MIS) have been well documented in recent times. A 2016 Senate Report into Agribusiness …

External dispute resolution and the Ombudsman

Ms Kate Carnell, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, is reported to have called “on the insolvency sector …