Top Stories – Personal insolvencies remain 16 percent up year-on-year – Credit Strategy

According to The Insolvency Service, the fall was largely driven by a decrease in the number of individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs), though both debt relief orders (DROs) and bankruptcies fell slightly from Q4 2018. In all, there were 115,319 personal insolvencies in 2018. The quarter-on-quarter decrease in total individual insolvencies in the first quarter of…

Indian appellate tribunal allows insolvency case vs RCom to proceed: report – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A man speaks on his mobile phone as he walks past a closed shop painted with an advertisement of Reliance Communications in Mumbai, India, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas MUMBAI (Reuters) – An Indian appellate tribunal has lifted a stay on insolvency proceedings against business tycoon Anil Ambanis debt-laden Reliance Communications, the Economic…

Ineligible candidates could prompt challenges to election results, expert says – The Guardian

The presence of ineligible candidates on ballot papers could expose election results to challenge even if the winners are qualified to sit in parliament, an academic has warned. The University of New South Wales constitutional academic George Williams issued the warning after at least two bankrupts Rodney Culleton and Fraser Anning candidate Julie Hoskin successfully…