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Restructuring Insights

Restructuring Insights

QxBranch talks ‘digital disruption – the next revolution’ at RSM Finance Professional Symposium in Canberra

16 March 2016
Shoal CEO and QxBranch founder, Shaun Wilson and QxBranch Executive Director, Dr Ray Johnson (appearing by video from Washington, DC), presented to the RSM Australia Finance Professional Symposium in Canberra last Thursday, 10 March.

Cyber risks: How SMEs can protect themselves and their customers

9 March 2016
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are often at risk of the same scams and cyber attacks that affect individuals, and should take steps to protect themselves, according to RSM Australia.

Insolvency reform edition 3 - January 2016

18 January 2016
The ugly duckling and the swan

Secured creditor’s right of subrogation confirmed

3 December 2015
A recent decision in the Federal Court has confirmed that when a secured creditor has paid outstanding employee entitlements from the realisation of circulating assets, they have the right to subrogate into the position of employees and receive any dividends paid.

Insolvency reform edition 1 - November 2015

25 November 2015
Chapter 11 for Australia? Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne has declared changes to insolvency laws will be part of the innovation statement expected to be released by the government next month. It is claimed business groups have lobbied the government to move Australian insolvency laws more toward the US model.

PPS - how can landlords best protect themselves from an insolvent tenant

8 October 2015
Landlords and tenants may be tempted to dismiss the relevance of the Personal Property Securities Act(PPSA). After all, the answer is in the title of the legislation. It relates to personal property, not real property.

How to avoid becoming a shadow CRO

17 August 2015
Individuals helping Australian businesses to restructure or wind up may be putting their careers and livelihoods at risk by not understanding how their role is perceived under the law. If things go wrong, they can be pursued as a company ‘shadow director’ and may be held personally liable.

Cool weather but hot topics

5 August 2015
Manjimup district members of Master Builder' South West Branch recently attended the first in a planned series of updates on industry topics. Builders, suppliers, professionals and sub contractors from Manjimup and surrounds met at the town's Gateway Motel for presentations from RSM and RUIC Fire.