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 May issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes articles and sections on a range of topics of interest. This Part has two articles which look at the extensive reforms which have taken place in the small loans sector and voluntary administration and the protection of employee entitlements. The sections include notes on circumstances giving rise to a claim, takeovers and public securities, proportional increase in holding, fraud in Chinese reverse mergers, the Singapore Companies Act and much more.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal contains an interesting range of articles and sections related to insolvency law. There are articles on guarantors’ rights under s 420A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), voluntary administration in New Zealand and how that system differs from the one in Australia and the role and use of debt agreements in Australian personal insolvency law. There is also a Recent Developments section, a Report from New Zealand and a book review.