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Is it relevant outside Canberra whether a law is within or without Treasury’s portfolio?

With the government’s Treasury department busily introducing changes to the law to allow virtual meeting technology (VMT) for corporate liquidations, …

Australian small business insolvency law – a review

Several stars aligning at the end of 2020-2021 prompt this review of where Australia is at in the area of …

Why has the Australian government not yet decided on any further insolvency law changes for small business?

Australia MSE insolvency reform process seems to have halted, perhaps because of a poor reception to its January 2021 small …

Move bankruptcy from the Attorney-General to Treasury?

In light of the Attorney-General’s need to transfer some matters of his responsibility, a worthy area to transfer is the …

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Where’s personal insolvency nowadays? Australian parliamentary confusion

This rather painful transcript of Senate estimates hearing on 27 October 2020 illustrates many things but in particular how small …

Moving in together – personal and corporate insolvency law and policy

Mr Christian Porter, as the new federal Attorney-General, might like to consider transferring responsibility for personal insolvency from his law …