Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes articles articles on the Federal Court’s exclusive jurisdiction under the Bankruptcy Act, whether leave of court is required to appeal against a decision in favour of a company in voluntary administration or liquidation, the relationship between the early English bankruptcy Acts and current Australian law and Shakespeare’s influence on contemporary perceptions, and whether s 420A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) imposes “strict liability” upon a controller for the failure of an agent or expert to take reasonable care. There is also a Recent Developments section, a book review and a Report from New Zealand.
The latest issue of Insolvency Law Journal includes articles on the increased prevalence of class actions in the commercial context, the practice of pre-pack transactions and applications by insolvency practitioners to the court for directions. There is also a Report from New Zealand regarding the status of the Commissioner of Inland Revenue in New Zealand’s corporate insolvency regime.