Interview with Eagle Waves Radio – The Voice for Small Business

Looking forward to chatting with John Hagerty (co-host of the Eagle Business Show) today at 11.00am and discussing what key factors small business owners need to consider to “keep on … Read More

Personal bankruptcies decline for the quarter ended 30 June 2013

The quarterly personal insolvency statistics for the June quarter 2013 show that personal insolvency activity declined by almost 1.4% when compared to the June quarter 2012. Interestingly NSW, QLD, WA … Read More

In Australia is the economy as robust as some economists would have us think?

Whilst interest rates in Australia are at historic lows and we remain in relatively good financial shape when compared to other Western Economies, what lies beneath needs to be understood.… Read More

Superannuation a useful way to protect personal assets of individuals

Asset ProtectionIt is true that superannuation funds are ordinarily protected property in the event that an individual becomes bankrupt.  There is however and exception to this general principle where a superannuation … Read More

Protecting Inherited Personal Assets In the event of Bankruptcy

Protecting Inherited  Personal Assets In the event of Bankruptcy

One issue that frequently arises in relation to the administration of bankrupt estates is the difficulty of the bankrupt being a beneficiary under a Will.

Divisible property is defined broadly … Read More

Asset Protection for Directors and Business Owners


Antecedent transactions

Business owners are often anxious about what might happen to their private assets should their business runs into difficulties and ultimately fail.

Many individuals contemplate transferring private property … Read More

Bankruptcy

Will you be able to keep the house? This is a question I get asked frequently by individuals that may need to contemplate voluntary bankruptcy. The short answer is YES, … Read More

Personal Insolvency – A Potted Summary

Personal Insolvency – A Potted Summary
Introduction

In Australia the Personal Insolvency regime is governed by the Bankruptcy Act 1966.  This is a Federal Act of Parliament and contrary to … Read More

ATO – Insolvency and the Tax Man Jekyll & Hyde

The title of this paper is named after the character created by Robert Louis Stevenson commonly known today as “The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”.  The Jekyll … Read More