Lawyers

Freeze Safe Harbour Provisions: ARITA president

ARITA President Scott Atkins. AIIP President Stephen Hathway. ARITA president Scott Atkins wants businesses seeking safe harbour protection to be exempted from compliance with their tax and employee obligations as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to decimate Australian SMEs. Atkins, who is Head of Risk Advisory at Norton Rose Fullbright, said to prevent mass insolvencies the federal government should freeze laws around insolvent trading and safe…

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Creditor opts for replacement over SPL

Lined up to replace Jirsch duo: SV Partners’ Ian Purchas. Trent Devine and Bradd Morelli are in for a fight this week, with the hearing of an application mounted by irate creditor to have the pair punted as liquidators of FW Projects commencing tomorrow. This matter has been heading for a showdown in the court for several weeks but it was only at a motions…