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Independence is Decisive in the Choice Between Liquidators

Where a voluntary administrator is appointed after  a winding up application is filed and the matter is contested the Court will often be faced with a decision as to let the incumbent administrator continue as liquidator or appoint the creditor’s preferred choice. This West Australian case is the most recent decision on point in favour … Read more

Builders, Bankruptcy, and Informal Arrangements

A licensee may not be able to utilise the shelter of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 to restructure their affairs or have a new beginning in the way that others might. The reason for this is that the state government imposes heavy burdens on builders who suffer an insolvency event. Queensland has the clearest and most … Read more