Making a claim for preference payments

The Full Federal Court has recently moved the goalposts with regard to recovery by a liquidator of preference payments under Part 5.7B of the Corporations Act 2001 (“the Act”). In the decision of Badenoch Integrated Logging Pty Ltd v Bryant [2021] FCAFC 64, the Court has put an end to what is known to [...]

By |2021-06-24T12:11:58+10:00June 24th, 2021|Debt Recovery, Insolvency|0 Comments

Creditor’s Statutory Demand

The minimum amount for the issue of a Creditor's Statutory Demand will soon be increasing from $2,000 to $4,000. The COVID19 pandemic amendments lifted the minimum to $20,000 before returning it to $2,000. With the minimum amount to issue a Bankruptcy Notice rising to $10,000, raising the CSD limit to only $4,000 seems disproportionate. [...]

By |2021-06-24T12:19:20+10:00June 23rd, 2021|Commercial Litigation, Insolvency|0 Comments

Dispute resolved

Our first client walked away a happy lady after facing a protracted dispute over control of her company with two other shareholders. With the prospect of lengthy and costly court proceedings to obtain the shares or put the company into liquidation, an agreement was made for the purchase of the shares for a reasonable [...]

By |2021-06-24T12:22:53+10:00June 23rd, 2021|Commercial Litigation, Insolvency|0 Comments
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