Senate Committee

Australia’s insolvency law reforms – useful information from government officers

On 26 October 2020 the Economics Legislation Committee inquired of various Treasury officers about personal and corporate insolvency law reform,

SME insolvency reforms – a one year bankruptcy and more

The Australian government’s 2015 proposal to reduce the 3 year period for the imposition of the restrictions of bankruptcy to

by how much could we reduce white collar crime by imposing 30 year jail sentences? “Zero”.

The Honest Politician’s Guide to Crime Control never went into to a second edition, and it may by now be

Linc Energy’s insolvency disclaimer prevails over environmental demands

The success of the claims of Linc Energy’s liquidators against Queensland’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) won’t resolve the continuing legal

Restricting insolvency disclaimer rights in mining company failures?

The possibility of the West Australian government legislating to get around the insolvency disclaimer provisions of the Corporations Act was

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

Senator John Williams – a driving force behind our insolvency reforms

Senator John Williams is familiar to us in the insolvency profession as the one politician who has had a particular