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Thinking| 10 Jul 2019
On 19 June 2019, the High Court delivered its judgment in one of the most hotly anticipated insolvency judgments this year, the Amerind appeal: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth.1
Thinking| 18 Aug 2017
In a decision of considerable concern to creditors1, the High Court has determined that a bankruptcy notice founded on a judgment debt is open to challenge on the basis that there is a “sufficient reason” for questioning the underlying debt – ...
Thinking| 26 Jul 2017
In December 2015, the Federal Government proposed changes to its insolvency laws as part of its National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA).
Thinking| 23 Dec 2015
On 1 December 2015, we wrote about the decision of His Honour Judge Chivell of the District Court of South Australia in Matthews v The Tap Inn Pty Ltd  SADC 108. At the time we noted that the decision was subject to appeal, ...
Thinking| 01 Dec 2015
With the introduction of the unfair preference regime in the Corporations Act 2001, a short provision was included...