The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Global rules on conflict-of-laws matters in international insolvency cases: An Australian perspective” – Mark Wellard and Rosalind Mason; and “The Willmott Forests decision: Changes to the corporate insolvency regime?” – Jonathan Ballo. Also in this Part is a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.
The first Part of Volume 21 of the Insolvency Law Journal includes three interesting articles on different aspects of insolvency law. The first is by Amanda-Jayne Bull, who argues that distinctions remain relevant with regard to receivership and the PPSA. The second article comes from Brad Strahorn and looks at the nature of corporate insolvency practitioner liens. The final article is by Mark Wellard and analyses the inconsistent approaches taken by courts when interpreting provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) which address debts or expenses “incurred” by receivers, administrators and liquidators. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.
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.