The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses – DynamicBusiness

Directors no longer have the protection of the COVID Safe Harbour insolvency rules put in place to deal with the impact of the pandemic. These rules, which absolved directors from personal liability if their businesses traded while insolvent, have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process that came into force…

Grupeer proposes ceasfire with disgruntled investors – P2P Finance News

Grupeer is looking to work with lawyers representing a group of disgruntled investors who were taking legal action against the European peer-to-peer lender. The Latvia-based peer-to-peer lender had itseconomic activities suspendedby the countrys tax authority last September. It also faced criticism and legal action after it said in March that it wouldno longer pay interest…

When companies go bust, the law does little to help suppliers get repaid – here’s a possible solution – The Conversation UK

Insolvency is stalking many UK businesses in the wake of coronavirus and Brexit. This has been particularly visible in retail, with 2021 already seeing stationery chain Paperchase in administration and former high-street leaders Debenhams and Topshop being mopped up by online upstarts Boohoo and Asos. Meanwhile, pubs and restaurants are lobbying hard to be allowed…

When companies go bust, the law does little to help suppliers get repaid – here’s a possible answer – The Conversation UK

Insolvency is stalking many UK businesses in the wake of coronavirus and Brexit. This has been particularly visible in retail, with 2021 already seeing stationery chain Paperchase in administration and former high-street leaders Debenhams and Topshop being mopped up by online upstarts Boohoo and Asos. Meanwhile, pubs and restaurants are lobbying hard to be allowed…