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Perspectives on Cyber Risk
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Restructuring and Insolvency
June 19, 2017 11:49 AM |
Network Ten go into voluntary administration; 22.47% joint venture announced between shareholders reportedly won't breach existing laws [read more]
April 3, 2017 1:44 PM |
The federal government has released a draft bill reforming insolvency laws, including creating a 'safe harbour' for directors and instituting a stay on 'ipso facto' clauses. [read more]
March 6, 2017 12:24 PM |
The Phoenix Project has released recommendations aimed at preventing harmful phoenix activity, including the introduction of director identification numbers. [read more]
June 6, 2016 11:54 AM |
MinterEllison has argued that the government's 'safe harbour' and 'ipso facto' insolvency law reform proposals need further consideration. [read more]
December 9, 2015 4:21 PM |
The Productivity Commission has released its report on Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure, which recommends a number of reforms in relation to business restructuring and corporate insolvency. [read more]
December 9, 2015 4:18 PM |
The federal government's commitment to introduce a 'safe harbour' to protect directors from personal liability for insolvent trading has been hailed as a game changer for innovation. [read more]
July 15, 2015 5:48 PM |
The debate on how phoenix activity should be addressed has continued, following the Governance Institute of Australia's support of director identity numbers. [read more]
June 3, 2015 5:36 PM |
ASIC has expanded the scope of its relief that can be granted to insolvent or financially distressed companies and registered schemes in relation to financial reporting and AGMs. [read more]
May 27, 2015 11:58 AM |
The Productivity Commission has recommended the introduction of 'safe harbour' provisions for company directors to enable them to undertake restructuring activities. [read more]
May 20, 2015 4:34 PM |
John Winter, CEO of ARITA, has argued that AICD's proposal for an 'honest and reasonable director defence' is not appropriate in turnaround situations. [read more]
March 11, 2015 10:47 AM |
Australian Federal Court rules that the directors of Babcock and Brown did not breach continuous disclosure obligations for failing to report the firm's insolvency. [read more]
December 10, 2014 3:08 PM |
David Murray's Financial System Inquiry has released its final report which takes aim at the superannuation industry and big banks. [read more]
December 10, 2014 2:54 PM |
The American Bankruptcy Institute has reviewed the 1978 US Bankruptcy Code. [read more]
November 12, 2014 12:12 PM |
Proposed Australian legislative reforms seek to crack down on liquidators and 'empower creditors'. [read more]
August 25, 2014 12:24 PM |
The rise of pre-packaged sales is causing concern for liquidators. [read more]
February 24, 2014 12:42 PM |
Bentham IMF Limited has announced a potential shareholder class action against the failed Forge Group Limited, 'alleging misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of continuous disclosure obligations'. [read more]
September 9, 2013 11:06 AM |
ASIC is targeting illegal 'phoenix' activity. [read more]
September 3, 2013 11:48 AM |
The Takeovers Panel rules that 'lock ups' are permissible in certain circumstances. [read more]