Regulation/Legislation

Court delivers early Christmas with resounding “No”

Morton + Lee Insolvency’s Gavin Morton. “No”. With that one word Australia’s collective population of registered liquidators and insolvency specialists let out a resounding cheer, because it meant that the Full Bench of the Federal Court had decided not to ruin their Christmas. “The creditor claims to be entitled to set off its obligation under s 588FF of the Act to repay the preference received…

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On assignments and proper execution

Guest Article by JT Johnson, Frederick Jordan Chambers On 12 May, 2021 iNO reported in “AFSA’s “Ignorant Bureaucracy” Excoriated” comments made in Woodgate in his capacity as Deed Administrator of Onezone Pty Limited (subject to Deed of Company Arrangement) v Brown [2021] NSWSC 508, a judgment of the NSW Supreme Court. In reviewing the judgement referred to above it appears clear that the relevant judge…