August 3, 2020

New and improved or simply new? – Director Identification Numbers

Insolvency practitioners have been anticipating the introduction of unique Director Identification Numbers (“DIN”) for many years now. With the passing of the Treasury Law Amendment (Registries Modernisation […]
July 23, 2020

JobKeeper Update: less dollars but, around longer

The Australia Government has made its much anticipated announcement about the JobKeeper program, extending it to 28 March 2021. The program will continue to run in its existing […]
July 15, 2020

Beware the exercise of the casting vote; guidance from the NSW Supreme Court of Appeal

Introduction In Glenfyne International Holding Limited v Glenfyne Farms International AU Pty Ltd (in liq) [2019] NSWCA 304, the NSW Court of Appeal exercised its discretion to order that a […]
June 4, 2020

Survey Results on the use of Safe Harbour Legislation; and The New COVID-19 Safe Harbour laws

Safe Harbour Legislation Survey ResultsDuring 2019 Gavin Parsons and Associates (GPA), in conjunction with Geoffrey McDonald, Barrister, conducted a survey of eight (8) leading insolvency firms […]
May 8, 2020

JobKeeper Payment Update: Alternatives to the turnover test

Clear, simple, easy to apply rules are great, lawyers love them, but we are always on the lookout for cases where a clear and simple rule […]