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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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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.
1 August 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the Advocacy team’s projects.
Update: Insolvency safe harbour reform
26 July 2017 | Carissa Simons
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.