Insolvency law under scrutiny

Heathcote, Andrew
February 2005
BRW;2/24/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p73
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposal of insolvency practitioner Geoff Sutherland for the abolition of insolvent trading laws in Australia. Recommendation to reconsider whether the Australian Securities & Investments Commission can pursue the directors of companies that have been in voluntary administration for insolvent trading; Suggestion for the government to resurrect its CLERP 8 proposal; Problems connected with the Australian insolvency law.


Related Articles

  • Reform Rules to Affect Bankruptcy Attorneys. Bronstad, Amanda // San Diego Business Journal;3/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p9 

    Discusses how the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 will affect bankruptcy lawyers in Los Angeles, California. Aim of the legislation to reform United States' bankruptcy laws; View that the legislation will make it more difficult and expensive to file for...

  • Creditors Should "Take Notice" Of One Important Bankruptcy Change. Penn, John D. // Business Credit;Oct2005, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p62 

    Focuses on the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 in the U.S. Changes in bankruptcy law; Notice given to creditors when filing for bankruptcy.

  • Canadian Landscape Changing For IP Licenses In Bankruptcy. Sandrelli, John // Business Credit;May2006, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p68 

    The article discusses the concept of licensing intellectual properties, technologies, and other forms of intangibles and its impact on the Canadian economy. According to reports, the former insolvency law of the country did not provide commercial certainty to licensors and licensees, and their...

  • Adjusting to major changes in federal bankruptcy laws. Coan, Paul // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p27A 

    Discusses major changes in the U.S. federal bankruptcy laws. Qualification requirements under the new Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act; Possibility that state laws may override the new federal restrictions; Effects of the new law on company assets.

  • Welcome Address. Liepold, Mark // DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal;Summer2006, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p523 

    The article presents a welcome address by Mark Liepold, given at the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal Symposium, held on April 27, 2006. He thanks the DePaul University for his education and commends the "DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal." He mentions the distrust in the...

  • Double bill. Withyman, Tom; Pritchard, Tim // Lawyer;1/16/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p24 

    The article reports that the Company Law Reform Bill would benefit insolvency practitioners and lawyers in Great Britain. The bill addresses the issue of anomaly between the recovery of expenses in an administration and liquidation, as this raises concerns about whether companies are going into...

  • Preference Actions and Diligence Requirements: Counsel Beware. CAMPANA, JEREMY M.; NAIL, GARRETT A. // ABI Journal;Jul2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p44 

    The article discusses the duties of counsel prosecuting a preference action in commercial bankruptcy cases. It describes the court case In re Excello Press Inc., in which counsel for a debtor filed a preference action to recover payments made to an insurance company for overdue premiums....

  • Taming the unruly horse: contractual invalidity and the anti-deprivation rule. Sidle, Paul // Law & Financial Markets Review;Jan2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p41 

    The common lawanti-deprivation rule is one whose precise scope has proved difficult for insolvency lawyers and judges to pin down. In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has attempted to clarify the nature of the rule and offers helpful guidance as to its ongoing relevance. However, is it...

  • A warning on bankruptcy law.  // ABA Banking Journal;Dec84, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p116 

    Reports on developments relevant to bankruptcy in the U.S. compiled as of December 1984. Provisions of the existing bankruptcy law; Requirement for debtors' lawyers to advise them of the benefits and consequences of each type of bankruptcy; Determination of eligibility for bankruptcy relief.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics