Newcastle builder Ben Geary, of BJG Builders, declared bankrupt with debts of more than $700000 – Newcastle Herald

A NEWCASTLE builder accused of leaving five Hunter families out of pocket and with unfinished or ‘defect-riddled’ homes has been declared bankrupt. Ben Geary, of BJG Builders, filed for bankruptcy just days after Charlestown MP Jodie Harrison launched a scathing attack on him using parliamentary privilege in November. Ms Harrison said Mr Geary, of Lake…

Aryza acquires HubSolv – Finextra

The Aryza Group has today announced the acquisition of HubSolv, a move that will significantly strengthen Aryzas already dominant position within the financial services and insolvency market. Aryza incorporates technology such as Open Banking and AI-informed decision making to seamlessly automate the financial restructuring and recovery journey. HubSolv has developed a suite of fully automated…

Kilburn luxury ‘Park Place’ developer enters administration – Hampstead Highgate Express

Thecompanybehind a32m development, intended to help regenerate Kilburn High Street,has gone into administration afteryears ofdelays. It has left buyers,who put hefty deposits intoapartments,in limbo aftertheir move-in dates were repeatedly delayed. Others, who have moved in,sayhave spentmonthsliving on aconstruction site. The Park Placeproject a ten-minute walk from West Hampstead train station wasmeant to house 60 luxury…

Farmers told PIAs could solve their debt crisis – Irish Examiner

The Personal Insolvency Act 2012 has been a game-changer for restructuring personal insolvency for farm families, said Gary Digney, accountant and personal insolvency practitioner, during last Thursdays ICMSA webinar on unmanageable debt. The personal insolvency arrangement [PIA] can help farmers to restructure debt and retain the land, said Mr Digney. Three new debt resolution mechanisms…

More than 100 oil and gas companies filed for bankruptcy in 2020, most in five years – Houston Chronicle

More than 100 oil and gas companies declared bankruptcy in 2020 after the coronavirus pandemic plunged the energy sector into the worst downturn in a generation. Forty-six exploration and production companies and 61 oil-field service companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last year, according to Haynes and Boone, a Dallas law firm tracking bankruptcies. The…