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Deregistered/dissolved companies – let them be?

The UK Insolvency Service has been granted new investigative and disqualification powers to regulate directors who ‘dissolve’ (in Australian terms, ‘deregister’) their companies to avoid…
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Australian bankruptcy statistics 2019-2021

Numbers of Australia’s 3 year long bankruptcies were down 46.7% in 2020-2021, producing an average dividend of only 1.63c/$.  The private profession, which handles about…
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Australian MSME insolvency law reform

Australian lawyers are presently represented at an international gathering of experts to address the need for particular insolvency laws for small business in the wake…
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Sole traders and insolvency

A report on the financial business health of Australian small business takes the novel approach of looking at sole traders. Behind that positive image of…
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Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles

The government is consulting on a Bill in line with what it says is its commitment “to establishing a commercially viable regime for corporate collective investment…