27th Edition – National Insolvency & Reconstruction Quarterly Review

29 April 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of our National Insolvency & Reconstruction Quarterly Review for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.

In this edition we outline a few of the matters that occurred throughout the last quarter. In particular, our team:

  • Looks at the recent decision of W.E Robinson and Sons Pty Ltd and considers distributions pursuant to section 561 of the Corporations Act and whether it is a job for a receiver or a liquidator? Please click here;
  • Considers the decision of Barnden v Zulian: Barnden v Commissioner of Taxation [2018] NSWSC 1980 (Parker J, 19 December 2018) and the determination of security being provided by liquidators for costs arising out of an insolvent trading and preference action. Please click here;
  • Assesses the issue of when a liquidator’s examination may be held in private as considered by the Supreme Court of Western Australia in Robert Michael Kirman and William James Harris Joint and Several Liquidators of GH1 Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) v Bazzo. Please click here; and
  • Finally, outlines the introduction of the significant Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Pheonixing) Bill 2018 (Cth). Please click here.

We trust that you will enjoy this edition.

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