How NOT to do a Pre-Pack Insolvency Arrangement

How NOT to do a Pre-Pack Insolvency Arrangement: Bad Pre-Insolvency Advice

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

A recent Victorian Supreme Court case, Intellicomms, shows the dangers of poor pre-insolvency advice and entering into a pre-pack without carrying out sensible due diligence. Here we explain the implications of this case for directors, the appropriate valuation approach to avoid liquidator claims for creditor-defeating dispositions, and what all this means for pre-packs in general.

phoenix activity accounting

The Complete Guide to Illegal Phoenix Activity

Estimated reading time: 42 minutes

Illegal phoenix activity — the ‘re-birth’ of a business in new corporate feathers to avoid its obligations — has been a major concern of regulators in Australia for the last 25 years. In this ultimate guide we explain everything you ever wanted (and didn’t want) to know about phoenix activity in Australia.