Regulation/Legislation

VA still valid when solvency verdict’s not

Pitcher Partners WA chief Bryan Hughes. The Supreme Court of West Australia has ruled that an appointment of an administrator is still valid even if not all the directors of the insolvent entity could have made a determination about solvency at the time. The ruling was made in Bryan Kevin Hughes as joint and several liquidators of Traditional Therapy Clinics Limited (In liq) [2019] WASC…

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Reviewing liquidators Panel – ASIC forgets the DIRR

Hard on the heels of ex-Treasurer Peter Costello’s savaging of the corporate regulator comes INO’s own ASIC-induced fulmination, ignited by an erroneous response to a straight forward question about the proposed Reviewing Liquidators Panel (RLP). As many INO readers will know, on Tuesday this week Thea Eszenyi from ASIC’s Insolvency Practitioners Stakeholder Team sent an email to registered liquidators advising that ASIC was establishing a Reviewing Liquidator Panel (RLP),…