UK insolvency

UK insolvency review – “better outcomes from insolvency and increased returns to creditors”?

The first and rather glowing report on the operation of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 has been issued

Revised insolvency standard for practitioners. As to their professional bodies …

The Accounting Ethical and Professional Standards Board (APESB) has approved a new and revised APES 330 – Insolvency Services, the

ASIC’s new insolvency ‘ROCAP’ – the Report On Company Activities and Property

The long history of the report as to affairs in corporate insolvency – the RATA – which started about 1890,

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

Pending insolvency law and practice changes

Some of us are waiting for Santa, others are waiting on anticipated updates in insolvency law so we can send

Insolvency practitioner independence – a ‘fair-minded’ or ‘uncharitably-minded’ assessment

The most recent decision on insolvency practitioner independence confirms an ongoing trend of treating the fair-minded observer, whose view is

International insolvency regulation – London 2017

The annual meeting of the International Association of Insolvency Regulators, IAIR, is being held in London, from 4 to 7

INSOL’s Directors in the Twilght Zone – Australia’s “medium risk” for its directors

INSOL International has released the 5th edition of its excellent review of the international laws regulating director conduct in the ‘twilight

How fixed fees work in insolvency – 1,796 companies at £6000 each = £1600 per company

An English Chancery Court decision has given guidance on the reasonableness of fixed fees in an insolvency, albeit the fees

UK insolvency practitioners can F…. their Forms

While insolvency practitioners in Australia are anxiously waiting to find out what new forms they must fill in and tick

Umpteen professional bodies regulating insolvency practitioners – overkill? or a spreading of the risk?

The new regulatory regime of insolvency practitioners under the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 provides for co-regulation shared between the regulators –

Another new co-regulation regime for insolvency practitioners – NZ, following the UK and India

Just as India has introduced co-regulation of its new breed of insolvency practitioners, so has New Zealand acted on a

More (and more) government inquiries

Two important Senate inquiries of 2014 and 2015 that lapsed at the election have been reinstated, but still with long

Our insolvency law reform – will it all end in tears?

While Australia has been debating for too long what law we should have to assist in the recovery of distressed businesses, both