Regulation/Legislation

ASIC supports DIN but what about liquidators

Next time you’re bemoaning the cost of ASIC searches spare a thought for Jamieson Louttit. The Sydney IP was appointed official liquidator (OffLiq) of Sydney TY International Consulting Pty Ltd on November 7, 2018 following an application by the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (DCoT) to wind up the company. As it turns out, the director of Sydney TY International Consulting is the director of a further…

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Comment: Industry funding could decimate profession

INO was having coffee with an insolvency practitioner (IP) the other day when the conversation turned to the Industry Funding Model (IFM). Pulling a document from his briefcase the IP showed how the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) had arrived at a sum of almost $20,000 it intends to claim from his modest single liquidator firm when it begins issuing invoices in January, 2019. Confirming that…