Safe Harbour Reforms: Must the Captain Always Go Down With the Sinking Ship?

Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (ILRA) introduced a raft of new reforms in the Corporations Act and Bankruptcy Act to update and streamline Insolvency law in Australia. The reforms were introduced in two tranches, with the second tranche of reforms commencing just over two years ago on 1 September 2017 introducing new Safe Harbour provisions … Continued

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Do the Right Thing

In everyone’s “walk of life” there are rules and regulations. There are laws for laws the man or woman in the street hadn’t even thought there was a need for. Check out the 42 Laws of Cricket and the 24 Rules of Golf. All the laws, by-laws, rules and regulations are written for a purpose, … Continued

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Jobs boom sparks Parramatta

A NEW generation of office workers is raising a glass to Parramatta and shaking up the area’s night-life. Rather than heading into the city for a post-work tipple, they are choosing to stay and play in Parramatta. And this is having a knock-on effect for the area’s watering holes, with up-market cocktails and craft beers … Continued

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THE REAL PRICE OF ADVICE

Over the past few years I have had a bit of an ‘on-again, off-again’ type of relationship with a particular Client (that’s at least the term we’ll use for now) who had once been able to build up quite a reasonable business.  Regrettably the business was ultimately severely dented by the GFC.  Certainly the GFC … Continued

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