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NO.         ARTICLES (Most recent to oldest)     DATE
175 Combatting illegal phoenixing – consultation paper – 28 September 2017 28/9/2017
174 Date set for Supreme Court to hear opposition to CBS takeover of Ten 28/9/2017
173 Directors get safe harbour for insolvent trading 20/9/2017
172 Package of reforms to address illegal phoenixing 13/9/2017
171 ASIC reissues some of its insolvency information sheets 11/9/2017
170 Practitioners’ association updates insolvency information for stakeholders 5/9/2017
169 It’s not the Court’s function to apply or interpret ARITA’s code – Judge 13/8/2017
168 ASIC catalogues where a liquidator failed to perform his duties 29/6/2017
167 Penalties for White Collar Crime: Senate Report of March 2017 29/5/2017
166 Those regulated by ASIC are to pay ASIC for the privilege 10/5/2017
165 Law change is significant win for insolvency practitioners 8/5/2017
164 Index to Schedule 2 – Insolvency Practice Schedule (Corporations) 28/4/2017
163 New Corporate Insolvency Laws commencing 1 March 2017 7/3/2017
162 New ASIC guide on how to become, and behave as, a registered liquidator 2/3/2017
161 Final report on university research into fraudulent phoenix companies 25/2/2017
160 Australian Bankruptcy Laws commencing 1 March 2017 17/2/2017
159 Missing Submission On Penalties For White Collar Crime 19/1/2017
158 Regulating insolvency practitioners: what ASIC aims to achieve in 2016-17 20/12/2016
157 Levy on registered liquidators and other industries to help fund ASIC 2/12/2016
156 Liquidators begin Public Examination of Queensland Nickel’s downfall 5/9/2016
155 Insolvency practitioners granted more time to prepare for law reforms 24/08/2016
154 Court upholds ATO’s right to access company records held by liquidators 11/02/2016
153 Australian Building Systems case: nuanced ATO view of decision 07/02/2016
152 Introducing the Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015 02/02/2016
151 Australian Building Systems – Plenty of common sense in the dissenting judgment by Justice Michelle Gordon 28/01/2016
150 Tax Office loses High Court appeal in test case regarding liquidators’ tax obligations 10/12/2015
149 Contempt for corporations law a growing culture in construction industry 04/12/2015
148 Director offences: ASIC’s 2014-15 insolvency statistics 30/11/2015
147 More talk about phoenixing of insolvent companies 12/11/2015
146 ASIC winds up more abandoned companies to help employees 26/10/2015
145 Government contemplates imposing a regulation levy on external administrators 31/8/2015
144 Causes of business failure in personal insolvency 13/8/2015
143 Confusing causes of corporate insolvency 31/7/2015
142 Government funding of liquidators expanded 6/7/2015
141 Creditors’ voluntary winding up – fundamentals – flowchart 24/6/2015
140 Compelling first day at inquiry into construction industry insolvencies 19/6/2015
139 ARITA publishes tax guide for insolvency practitioners 11/6/2015
138 Senate Committee told about phoenix activity in construction industry 29/5/2015
137 Heard the expression moral bankruptcy? Now there’s penal bankruptcy in Bankruptcy Law 21/5/2015
136 Tax Office wins right to appeal in test case regarding liquidators tax obligations 27/4/2015
135 Review of the Personal Property Securities Act finished and tabled 25/3/2015
134 Policy positions of the insolvency practitioners association 5/3/2015
133 Parliamentary Committee recommends ASIC be permitted to access data 4/3/2015
132 Factors considered in court review of provisional liquidator’s remuneration 17/2/2015
131 Insolvency law in United Kingdom to help external administrators obtain essential supplies 10/2/2015
130 ATO modifies website page for insolvency practitioners 4/2/2015
129 Not happy, Malcolm! ASIC argues for access to telecommunications data 2/2/2015
128 More demanded of liquidators in reporting insolvent trading 15/1/2015
127 Pre appointment support for DOCA may be an inducement for valuable consideration 15/12/2014
126 Holiday reading for insolvency law enthusiasts 10/12/2014
125 New law to give creditors power to review fees of liquidators 7/12/2014
124 Corporate insolvency laws: the shape of things to come 28/11/2014
123 2014 version of Bill to amend corporate and personal insolvency laws 17/11/2014
122 ASIC publishes an overview of statistics and offences reported by liquidators 30/9/2014
121 Financial System Inquiry: insolvency practitioners have their say 3/9/2014
120 ASIC gives FSI a glimpse of its views on external administration regime 29/8/2014
119 Court disregards Code of Professional Conduct for Insolvency Practitioners 21/7/2014
118 Financial Systems Inquiry poses questions about insolvency regime 17/7/2014
117 Report on Senate inquiry into ASIC recommends self-rating of director offences in liquidators reports 27/6/2014
116 “Nudges” may be used by ASIC to persuade company directors to comply 13/6/2014
115 Interim report issued by Senate Committee inquiring into ASIC’s performance. 29/5/2014
114 Insolvency Services Standard for public accountants to be strengthened. 28/5/2014
113 ASIC report seeks more ideas on reducing red tape. 23/5/2014
112 Employees of 19 abandoned companies recued by ASIC. Companies named. 15/5/2014
111 Insolvency industry reps quizzed at Senate inquiry into ASIC 15/4/2014
110 Is insolvency administration becoming a mere commodity? 08/4/2014
109 ASIC compares penalties for corporate crime 21/3/2014
108 ATO appeals against decision in Australian Building Systems case 19/3/2014
107 Decision only partly resolves tax puzzle for liquidators 7/3/2014
106 ASIC calls for greater penalties and stands up for its staff 19/2/2014
105 Compliance by personal insolvency practitioners in 2012-13 24/01/2014
104 Free Insolvency & Recovery Services Directory 14/01/2014
103 UK directors disqualified for failing to maintain adequate accounting records 10/01/2014
102 Liquidators’ professional association has new name and new head 09/01/2014
101 A blip or not? Trends in corporate insolvency statistics part ways 06/12/2013
100 Reports to corporate regulator by liquidators: trend in insolvency deficiencies 25/11/2013
99 Insolvency Practitioners Association finalises third edition of code of conduct 29/10/2013
98 Targeting phoenix activity: union asks Senate for tougher laws and action 25/10/2013
97 Relationship problems for Insolvency Practitioners 16/10/2013
96 Changes to code of conduct for liquidators and trustees 18/09/2013
95 Liquidator likely to be banned for 5 years after Court inquiry 03/08/2013
94 What do ASIC’s Enforcement Outcomes reports mean? 26/07/2013
93 Too many liquidators failing to provide adequate disclosure to creditors on relationships 24/07/2013
92 Are Official Liquidators funding the Court Liquidation scheme? 14/05/2013
91 A gift of new insolvency legislation 20/12/2012
90 Value of a penalty unit increased for first time in 15 years 20/12/2012
89 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, August 2012 edition, by Michael Ennis 24/09/2012
88 Liquidator wins: Court finds that third party payment is an unfair preference 06/09/2012
87 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, June 2012 edition, by Michael Ennis 06/08/2012
86 Insolvency practitioners cleared to provide tax and BAS agent services 20/07/2012
85 ASIC invites comment on use of its new power to wind up companies 18/07/2012
84 Employers and unions trade blows on GEERS scheme 12/07/2012
83 All about the Report As To Affairs in corporate insolvency 11/07/2012
82 Location of ASIC website for publication of insolvency notices 04/07/2012
81 Reasons why court replaced special purpose liquidator of One.Tel 29/06/2012
80 New regime for publication of insolvency notices 26/06/2012
79 New law on companies’ non-compliance with PAYG withholding and superannuation 21/06/2012
78 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, May 2012 edition, by Michael Ennis 12/06/2012
77 Retired federal court judge claims white collar criminals are treated differently 05/06/2012
76 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, April 2012 edition, by Michael Ennis 26/04/2012
75 Second attempt at tax laws to impose director liability for employee superannuation 20/04/2012
74 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, March 2012 edition, by Michael Ennis 20/04/2012
73 Parliament debates the proposed new liquidation and “phoenixing” laws 09/03/2012
72 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, February 2012  edition, by Michael Ennis 05/03/2012
71 Questions concerning new power for winding up by ASIC 27/02/2012
70 New Bill proposes changes to liquidation and deregistration of companies 20/02/2012
69 GST liability on asset sales by mortgagees: Treasury review completed 17/02/2012
68 Laws governing insolvency practitioners to change 15/12/2011
67 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, October 2011 edition, by Michael Ennis 14/11/2011
66 Parliament sees new tax laws to protect superannuation and deter phoenix companies 18/10/2011
65 Government says no to single regulator of insolvency laws 14/10/2011
64 Government says taskforce to align insolvency laws is unnecessary 14/10/2011
63 Claim that UK insolvency practice was wrongly valued. 11/10/2011
62 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, September 2011 edition, by Michael Ennis 03/10/2011
61 Ariff case prompts calls for Royal Commission into white collar crime 29/09/2011
60 Jury finds liquidator guilty of white collar crimes 27/09/2011
59 When should liquidators apply to court for approval and directions? 21/09/2011
58 “Australian Insolvency Decisions”, August 2011 edition, by Michael Ennis 01/09/2011
57 ASIC penalises two liquidators over conflicts of interest 26/08/2011
56 Review of laws governing Bankruptcy Act debt agreements 23/08/2011
55 Published submissions on regulation of insolvency practitioners 18/08/2011
54 Free Excel template: corporate insolvency Report as to Affairs  (Form 507) 16/08/2011
53 ATO authorised to settle large unfair preference claims 12/08/2011
52 Proposed levy to pay for liquidation of assetless companies 10/08/2011
51 Registered Trustee voluntarily resigns from bankruptcy appointments 03/08/2011
50 Insolvency options paper: free template for submissions 29/07/2011
49 Unauthorised amendment of receiver’s BAS gets through ATO 22/07/2011
48 Draft laws released on director liability for unpaid super 14/07/2011
47 Personal Property Securities (PPS) law: insolvency   hypotheticals: Preamble 01/07/2011
46 Directors need “a questioning mind” concerning financial   statements 29/06/2011
45 (In Liquidation) not yet on Colourscan website 23/06/2011
44 ACCC thinks (Administrator Appointed) is important 21/06/2011
43 Large majority of insolvency administrators comply 16/06/2011
42 Treasury reviewing GST on asset sales by mortgagees 09/06/2011
41 Options paper questions insolvency regulation and practises 06/06/2011
40 Proposed merger of Australian insolvency regulators is   formally rejected 06/06/2011
39 Is Bureau of Statistics missing insolvency crimes? 02/06/2011
38 Big rise in bankruptcy penalty 19/05/2011
37 Budget 2011: Tax Office director penalty notices (DPN)   extended and tightened 11/05/2011
36 Principles of professional conduct for liquidators and   bankruptcy trustees 28/04/2011
35 Was it worth the effort? 12/04/2011
34 Finalising a creditors’ voluntary liquidation 23/03/2011
33 Insolvency Practitioners Assoc urges member caution on tax liability 10/03/2011
32 Liquidator voluntarily resigns 02/03/2011
31 Government funding of liquidators: latest figures released 23/02/2011
30 Director concedes defeat 23/02/2011
29 Regulator challenges liquidator’s right to practice 16/02/2011
28 Trustee for Liquidation of Bernard Madoff’s company castigates J P Morgan Chase 04/02/2011
27 Decline in UK in number of dodgy directors being penalised 19/01/2011
26 REMOVED: Assembled crime statistics (part 4 of 4) on ASIC prosecutions   of common insolvency 17/01/2011
25 REMOVED: Assembled crime statistics (part 3) on ASIC prosecutions of   common insolvency offences 11/01/2011
24 REMOVED: Assembled crime statistics (part 2) on ASIC prosecutions of   common insolvency offences 16/12/2010
23 REMOVED: Assembled crime statistics (part 1) on ASIC prosecutions of   common insolvency offences 08/12/2010
22 Does deregistration short cut conflict with Court judgment? 25/11/2010
21 Obscure short cut through insolvency law on company   deregistration 24/11/2010
20 Legal opinion warns external administrators about personal   liability for company taxes 16/11/2010
19 $154 million used under GEERS to pay employee entitlements. 09/11/2010
18 Most reports of director misconduct are shelved 04/11/2010
17 Liquidator John David Adams passes away 03/11/2010
16 Mystery of ION Ltd $13 million income tax refund continues   despite massive report 21/10/2010
15 ION insolvency income tax refund is held up 19/10/2010
14 Taxing capital gains made during liquidation 15/10/2010
13 Marriage of insolvency laws to be considered 13/10/2010
12 Post-appointment income tax debts of liquidator 10/10/2010
11 Early destruction of books by liquidator 08/10/2010
10 Code of conduct for liquidators being revised 30/09/2010
9 Hourly fees charged by liquidators, receivers and   administrators 21/09/2010
8 Corporate insolvency regulator is “overburdened” says Senate   Committee. 14/09/2010
7 Why are reports of misconduct shelved? 13/09/2010
6 Treasury’s Answer to Senate Questions 10/09/2010
5 Payment Priority for Child Support Debts 10/09/2010
4 Tax Returns: ATO rules relaxed for Liquidators 08/09/2010
3 Liquidator charged with intention to defraud 27/08/2010
2 Insolvency Inquiry: Treasury’s Guide 18/08/2010
1 Retaining Books and Records Post-Liquidation 24/05/2010
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