November 16, 2016

Headlines from the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) NSW/ACT divisional conference

This year’s conference was full of interesting hot topics. Here are a few of the highlights and our take on the comments made by the regulatory […]
October 24, 2016

Changes to the Law on Unfair Contract Terms will come into effect from 12 November 2016

Between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2014 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC“) was contacted by 1,375 small businesses to complain about unfair contracts. […]
October 6, 2016

Dangerous appointments – why section 436A resolutions should not be passed in Kings Cross Hotels

In the matter of Condor Blanco Mines Ltd [2016] NSWSC 1196 (30 August 2016) (“Condor Blanco Mines“)  In the recent matter of Condor Blanco Mines, the New South […]
April 7, 2016

Shorter Bankruptcies to Save the Economy? ARITA concedes that the Government’s proposed Insolvency Reform could leave the system open to rorting

Welcome to the Ideas Boom reads the tagline for the Commonwealth Government’s National Innovation & Science Agenda’s webpage. Under the heading Insolvency Law Reform the reasons behind the proposed […]
March 15, 2016

A New Resolution at the First meeting of Creditors under Administration

Hancock, in the matter of Tarleton & Peters Pty Limited (Administrator Appointed) [2015] FCA 1058 (24 September 2015) and Hancock, in the matter of Tarleton & Peters Pty […]