Topic: Insolvency

Insolvency laws are very strict in Australia, meaning companies and directors need to understand their financial position

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Advocacy: A new port in a storm

The Government’s new “safe harbour” law is set to ease anxiety for company directors concerned about potential insolvency, reports Policy Adviser Matthew McGirr.

Insolvency Laws Make Welcome Leap into 21st Century

Disruption, innovation and being Amazon-ready are often cited as the keys to business success and employment growth in a rapidly changing world. However sometimes it is the practical changes to our le...

Insolvency explained

Ben Power looks at the role and limitations of directors when a company goes into administration.

Update on insolvency safe harbour reforms

The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has recommended a ‘safe harbour’ for directors.

Update: Insolvency safe harbour reform

Further progress has been made on this important reform, with the bill now referred to an Inquiry of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, writes Carissa Simons.

Labor gives tentative support to insolvency reform

The Labor Party has signalled its support for the federal government’s proposed changes to Australia’s strict insolvency laws. Carissa Simons gives an update on its progress.

Safe Harbour

The recent draft insolvency laws aim to offer greater protection to directors, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, writes James Dunn.

Leading directors welcome next step on journey to safe harbour reform

On the long journey to reforming Australia’s draconian insolvency laws, the Federal Government has introduced its safe harbour legislation to parliament.

Insolvency Reform to help Save Jobs and Boost Innovation

The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Bill which, if passed, will help boost innovation and pr...

Final steps to safe harbour law reform

In significant news for all directors, the Australian Government released draft legislation for insolvency law reform that includes a proposal to introduce a safe harbour for directors from insolvent ...
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