Adelaide Law School’s research unit Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Tax (ROCIT) held a Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum on Friday last week. Adelaide law firm, Lynch Meyer was again our partner. The day included outstanding presentations on contemporary issues from AFSA’s Chief Executive, Professor Jason Harris and Assoc Professor David Brown. A particular highlight was the […]
The Federal Government has gone ahead with an earlier suggestion of the Productivity Commission to make the usual time for automatic discharge from bankruptcy one year. The default period of bankruptcy will thus move from three years to one year if passed as expected by Federal Parliament Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017, introduced […]
As part of the Small Group Discovery Experience in their Corporate Law class in 2016, Georgia Brazenall, Julia Grigonis-Gore, and Joe Ho worked together to complete a research assignment on ‘Illegal Phoenixing within Australia’. “We never imagined this would be the start of an invaluable and truly exciting research journey,” the students said, after that […]
NSW Court of Appeal, Schemes of Arrangement and Classes- the Boart Longyear case  NSWCA 116 (26 May 2017)
On Thursday 16th March at the National Wine Centre, ROCIT, in conjunction with support from the University of Adelaide’s EU Centre for Global Affairs, hosted a symposium on Business Rescue in Australia and the EU. The morning was devoted to presentations from Professor Gerard McCormack of Leeds University, and Professor Michael Veder of Radboud University, […]
ROCIT Research Unit, Adelaide Law School, in conjunction with EU Centre for Global Affairs National Wine Centre, Adelaide on Thursday 16 March 2017, 8.45am-3pm Are our business rescue laws still fit for purpose? How can they better assist directors to preserve value before it’s too late, but still protect other stakeholders including the public interest? […]
Five members of the University of Adelaide Law School attended at the CLTA 2017 Conference from 5-7 February, held at Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, entitled “Agile Corporate Law: CSR, Innvoation and Environment”.
ROCIT, in conjunction with the University’s EU Centre for Global Affairs, is hosting a one-day symposium at the National Wine Centre on Thursday 16th March 2017, preceding INSOL Sydney, bringing together local, interstate and international speakers to discuss and compare the current initiatives for reform of our rescue laws both here and in the EU. […]