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Insolvency & Reconstruction| 25 Sep 2020
We consider the recent New South Wales Court of Appeal decision in Courtenay House. The decision concerned the distribution by liquidators of commingled investor funds, which were paid by investors (unwittingly) into a Ponzi scheme.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 03 Jul 2020
The Supreme Court of Queensland has examined quorum busting and the assumptions that can be made when dealing with a company under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act). The decision is Gallop Reserve Pty Ltd v Matton Developments Pty Ltd  QSC 113.
Insolvency & Reconstruction| 11 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created practical challenges for voluntary administrators. In this article, we review a number of recent decisions which highlight the flexibility within the voluntary administration regime, and the court’s approach in aiding voluntary administrators during their ...
Insolvency & Reconstruction| 24 Apr 2020
Consistent with the Federal Government's economic reforms, the ATO was quick to offer businesses impacted by COVID-19 the opportunity to take advantage of relief measures. Recently, the ATO has provided further clarity on the relief available. Our Insolvency and Dispute ...
Insolvency & Reconstruction| 20 Apr 2020
Our Insolvency and Commercial Dispute Resolution team discuss how the temporary safe harbour and pre-existing safe harbour regime can help businesses get through the economic impacts of COVID-19. This article first appeared in Smart Company.