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Topic: Safe harbour
A provision of a statute or a regulation that specifies that certain conduct will be deemed not to violate a given rule, in this case trading while insolvent laws
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Governance Leadership Centre
How safe harbour reforms are tracking two years on
1 October 2019 | Christopher Niesche
Introduced for greater protection for personal liability in the event of insolvent trading, we discuss how the safe harbour reforms are tracking two years on.
How is ‘Safe Harbour’ playing out on the ground?
12 September 2018 | Darren Stacey
In this interview, BDO’s Advisory Executive Director Darren Stacey answers five questions about the ‘Safe Harbour’ provision and how it’s shaping up a year after it was legisla...
Liability and Compliance
Recap: AICD's 10 most popular articles for 2017
13 December 2017
As 2017 draws to a close we have curated a selection of the year’s most popular tips and insights for directors, including articles on risk, megatrends, culture and regulatory reform.
Advocacy: Is Safe Harbour a Safe Bet?
1 November 2017 | Matthew McGirr
AICD Policy Adviser Matthew McGirr explains how the new insolvent-trading legislation will work.
Advocacy: Reform School
1 November 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Sufficient time must be allowed to thoroughly examine proposed changes to laws and regulations to guarantee a fair and effective outcome. The overhasty review period for the Banking Executive Accounta...
Advocacy: A new port in a storm
26 September 2017 | Matthew McGirr
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
20 September 2017 | Gene Tilbrook FAICD
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...
Safe Harbour Reforms to Protect Jobs
12 September 2017
The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the passage through the Senate of safe harbour reforms which will help save jobs and value, while supporting a culture of entrepreneurship ...
Safe harbour introduced into law
12 September 2017 | Matthew McGirr
Landmark ‘safe harbour’ legislation, a reform that could energise businesses and the economy, has now passed Parliament, and will become law.
Update on insolvency safe harbour reforms
9 August 2017
The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has recommended a ‘safe harbour’ for directors.