Where are all the insolvencies? An analysis of the figures
In normal circumstances each year there are thousands of companies which end up (voluntarily or otherwise) in some form of external administration. In the middle of a pandemic, you would expect that this figure would increase. Contrary to this however,...
23 February, 2021
Demand from a liquidator for an uncommercial transaction
It is not uncommon for businesses to receive a demand from a liquidator claiming they have benefited from an uncommercial transaction however they should not be taken lightly. Recipients should immediately seek specialist legal advice as there can be serious,...
17 February, 2021
Winding up a company for reasons other than insolvency
The most common reason that companies are wound up is because they are insolvent (often initiated by an unpaid creditor). Did you know, however, that companies can be wound up on grounds other than insolvency? This is called winding up...
9 February, 2021
Three strategies to get paid in 2021
It is a sobering reality that as Australia starts to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in the supply chain are likely to fail and cause a domino reaction with their contacts. You need to set yourself up...
1 February, 2021
Stamp duty waiver a win for buyers in Victoria
In brief In what has been an unprecedented year, the Victorian Government released the State Budget for 2020-21 (‘Budget‘) on 24 November 2020 with a stated objective of “putting people first”. To stimulate the property market and assist with housing...
17 December, 2020
An Introduction to Wills & Estates in Australia & New Zealand
If you require guidance or legal representation in respect of preparing or executing a will, or managing a dispute about an estate, in Australia or New Zealand then these law firms are available to assist in single or multiple jurisdictions.
14 December, 2020