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Insolvency laws are very strict in Australia, meaning companies and directors need to understand their financial position
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Making the hard decisions when confronting insolvency
1 September 2020
From selling assets to appointing an administrator, Michael Sloan and Gayle Dickerson, directors of Turnaround Management Association, share key decision points for directors.
When is the right time for distressed companies to restructure?
1 August 2020 | Zilla Efrat
Corporate insolvency expert Stephen Parbery shares vital insights for directors confronting the rising insolvency risks.
3 insolvency stages to watch for
1 July 2020 | Zilla Efrat, Narelle Hooper MAICD
With more SMEs and NFPs under financial stress, directors must be alert to the signs of insolvency.
Assessing going concern for financial statements
1 July 2020 | David McElrea
Directors must be confident their enterprise can continue operating into the foreseeable future when preparing to sign off financial statements.
Letter to ACNC re. insolvent trading relief
4 June 2020
On 21 May, the AICD sent a letter to the ACNC Commissioner noting our concern with the ACNC’s requirement that a charity which is trading while insolvent is still required to notify its members and th...
Insolvency fears front of mind for organisations during COVID-19
1 June 2020
As Australian businesses continue to grapple with reduced revenue and strategic uncertainty, boards should be alert to changing financial risks.
AICD submission to the Senate Select Committee
28 May 2020
On 28 May 2020, the AICD made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19. The submission focuses on the AICD’s current perspective on regulatory and reform priorities to accelerate ...
AICD welcomes COVID-19 stimulus, regulatory relief
22 March 2020
The AICD has strongly welcomed the government's package of measures to support organisations through the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
31 October 2017
'Solvency' is defined in s 95A (1) of the Corporations Act 2001 as the ability to pay all debts as and when they become due and payable.
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