Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: Running account defence

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
25 November, 2020

Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: The good faith defence

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
18 November, 2020

Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: Insolvency at the time of the payments

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
11 November, 2020

Insolvent trading – know your obligations

Due to the economic repercussions of COVID-19, insolvent trading has become an area of law that all those involved in business should understand. With the temporary relief on insolvent trading for directors scheduled to end on 31 December 2020, it...
9 November, 2020

Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: Is the creditor a secured or unsecured creditor?

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
5 November, 2020

Six things you need to know about a liquidator’s examination

If you or someone you know has been served with a summons to appear at an examination by a liquidator, it is important you are aware of your obligations and the implications. What is a liquidator’s examination? It is a...
29 October, 2020

Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: Amending claims after the statute of limitation has expired

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
28 October, 2020

Unpacking Unfair Preferences Series: What is an unfair preference?

It’s an unfortunate situation that those who provide a product or service often find themselves in. They’ve done the work, provided a product, invoiced for the work or product and are therefore entitled to be paid. It can therefore be...
21 October, 2020

Insolvency Law: Recent case tests Deed Administrator’s requirement to provide documents to creditor

In a recent case[1] the Supreme Court of Victoria considered a Deed Administrator’s requirement to provide documents to a creditor[2]. The documents in question Pacreef Investments Pty Ltd (Pacreef) wrote to the administrators and sought the production of a number...
5 October, 2020