ARITA news

The latest news about ARITA.
 Submission: Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship
(20/11/2018)
 


 Video: ARITA Presidents on 25 years of National Conference
(13/11/2018)
 


 WA September Division Meeting
(2/11/2018)
 


 Video: ARITA at Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers
(7/11/2018)
 


 Submission: Reforms to strengthen penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct
(29/10/2018)
 
 


 Life Membership and President's Awards presented at National Conference
(29/10/2018)
 


 ARITA Vic/Tas October Division meeting
(15/10/2018)
 


 ARITA NSW/ACT October Division meeting
(10/10/2018)
 


 ARITA Vic/Tas September Division meeting
(5/10/2018)
 


 ARITA SA/NT September Division meeting
(3/10/2018)
 


 ARITA Submission: Combating Illegal Phoenix Activity
(2/10/2018)
 


 ARITA Journal: ILRA one year on
(18/09/2018)
 


 ARITA NSW/ACT September Division meeting
(14/09/2018)
 


 ARITA August Board meeting
(14/09/2018)
 


 ARITA / AFSA / ASIC Liaison Meeting – 19 June 2018
(11/09/2018)
 
 


 Submission: Modernising Business Registers
(27/08/2018)
 
 


 ARITA bankruptcy precedents now available
(7/08/2018)
 
 


 Submission: Review of ATO's use of garnishee notices
(6/08/2018)
 


 Submission: Draft Bill reforms to address corporate misuse of the fair entitlements guarantee scheme
(17/07/2018)
 


 Media release: Clive Palmer moves to junk mail
(4/07/2018)
 


 ARITA Journal: Personal insolvency in focus
(14/06/2018)
 


 Termination of membership - Mr Justin Cadman
(6/06/2018)
 


 More inclusive voting for ARITA members
(5/06/2018)
 


 Submission: Superannuation guarantee integrity
(28/05/2018)
 


 ARITA's submission on exclusions from ipso facto stay
(17/05/2018)
 


 ARITA precedents - Release 2 available
(15/05/2018)
 


 AGM Notice of Meeting
(8/05/2018)
 
 


 Submission: Clarification, simplification and modernisation of the consumer guarantee framework
(27/04/2018)
 


 Termination of membership - Mr Randall Joubert
(26/04/2018)
 


 Ipso facto: Consultation commences on exclusions from stay provisions
(16/04/2018)
 


 Termination of membership - Mr Ozem Kassem
(13/04/2018)
 


 ARITA Journal: Celebrating 30 years of the Journal
(23/03/2018)
 


 One Year Bankruptcy & Debt Agreement Amendments Recommended to Senate
(2/07/2018)
 


 ARITA National Partners 2018
(22/03/2018)
 


 PCC's Determination and Reasons for Decision - Korda, Nettleton and Villani
(1/03/2018)
 


 ARITA submission on combatting illegal phoenixing
(28/02/2018)
 


 Small-Medium Practice Conference 2018 early bird
(27/02/2018)
 


 Suspension of membership - David Leigh
(23/02/2018)
 


 Submission: Transparency of business tax debts
(2/07/2018)
 


 The Essential Skills series has been expanded for 2018
(29/01/2018)
 


 ARITA / AFSA / ASIC Liaison Meeting - 5 December 2017
(18/01/2018)
 


 ARITA launches Safest Harbour ad campaign
(14/12/2017)
 


 Media release: Senate Inquiry gets it wrong on rural receiverships
(7/12/2017)
 


 ARITA Journal: Former Enron CFO interview
(3/12/2017)
 


 AFSA secondment opportunities
(31/10/2017)
 


 ASIC releases updated user pays information
(11/10/2017)
 


 Consultation on reforms to address illegal phoenix activity
(28/09/2017)
 


 Safe harbour and ipso facto reforms to become law
(12/09/2017)
 


 ARITA Journal: Robyn Erskine profile
(11/09/2017)
 


 Updated information for stakeholders
(1/09/2017)
 


 Training Indonesian insolvency practitioners
(22/08/2017)
 


 Personal Insolvency Regulator newsletter (PIR): AFSA want your views
(14/08/2017)
 


 Hamish McCormick appointed AFSA Chief Executive and Inspector-General in Bankruptcy
(11/08/2017)
 


 Life Memberships awarded at National Conference
(10/08/2017)
 


 Senate Committee Inquiry reports on Safe Harbour and Ipso Facto
(9/08/2017)
 


 ARITA Mental Health Working Group - Industry representative required
(25/07/2017)
 


 ARITA 2020: Our strategic plan
(24/07/2017)
 


 Reprimands issued for plagiarised content
(14/07/2017)
 


 ARITA / AFSA / ASIC Liaison Meeting - 14 June 2017
(10/07/2017)
 


 Termination of ARITA Membership - Mr Ray Sutcliffe
(29/06/2017)
 


 Safe Harbour/Ipso Facto model: Final consultation
(21/06/2017)
 


 ARITA Journal: Financial distress and mental health
(21/06/2017)
 


 Submission: Reforms to address corporate misuse of the fair entitlements guarantee scheme
(16/06/2017)
 


 Reforms to facilitate restructuring introduced
(1/06/2017)
 


 Submission: Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers
(29/05/2017)
 


 Productivity Commission Inquiry – Data Availability and Use
(17/05/2017)
 


 ASIC industry funding model: Exposure draft regulations released for consultation
(8/05/2017)
 


 Government Response to PC Inquiry into Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure
(8/05/2017)
 


 Submission to inquiry into Superannuation Guarantee non-payment
(7/05/2017)
 


 Expressions of interest: ARITA Young Professionals Committee
(1/05/2017)
 


 Bankruptcy and liquidation: A guide for people in business
(27/04/2017)
 


 ARITA / AFSA Liaison Meeting - 24 March 2017
(26/04/2017)
 


 ARITA Journal: Sakr appeal decision on remuneration & perils of cloud accounting
(28/03/2017)
 


 Trustee Performance Standards
(13/03/2017)
 


 Major victory for reasonable and proper liquidator remuneration
(10/03/2017)
 


 Resignation of Brendan Nixon
(10/03/2017)
 


 Lodgement of CVL DIRRIs? Not till 1 September
(7/03/2017)
 


 ARITA's new templates for the ILRA
(7/03/2017)
 


 The ILRA is here
(1/03/2017)
 


 ASIC user pays - consultation paper released
(23/02/2017)
 


 Termination of ARITA Membership - Mr Ross McDermott
(3/02/2017)
 


 Announcing ARITA's National Partners for 2017
(2/02/2017)
 


 ARITA achieves new protection for RLs against CoRA provisions
(1/02/2017)
 


 New remuneration rates for AFSA National Panel of Registered Trustees
(31/01/2017)
 


 Applications for registration as a liquidator
(27/01/2017)
 


 ASIC Draft RG - Registration, disciplinary actions and insurance requirements
(19/01/2017)
 


 ARITA's ILRA Commentary
(18/01/2017)
 


 Final Bankruptcy Rules Released
(12/01/2017)
 


 ARITA Advanced Certification: top students 2016
(22/12/2016)
 


 FEG Deed Poll Amended
(21/12/2016)
 


 Final Insolvency Practice Rules (and related regulations) released
(19/12/2016)
 


 ARITA Journal: Ethics and professionalism
(6/12/2016)
 


 FEG Deed Poll & Questionnaires
(24/11/2016)
 


 ARITA comments on the draft Insolvency Practice Rules 2016
(14/11/2016)
 


 Treasury releases ASIC user-pays model
(9/11/2016)
 


 AFSA Practitioner Inspections
(8/11/2016)
 


 Clarification on the use of indemnities
(24/10/2016)
 


 Insolvency Practice Rules released for consultation
(12/10/2016)
 


 Voluntary administrators resign following independence concerns
(6/10/2016)
 


 Referral of offences to ASFA by trustees
(14/09/2016)
 


 The risk of indemnities from related parties
(12/09/2016)
 


 Remuneration Payments from FEG
(5/09/2016)
 


 AFSA Online Lodgements
(5/09/2016)
 


 Beware insolvency leads for sale
(1/09/2016)
 


 IPs get more time to prepare for Insolvency Law Reform Act
(29/08/2016)
 


 ATO Garnishee Notices in VAs
(29/08/2016)
 


 Therapeutic Goods Regulation - Change or transfer of 'sponsor'
(9/08/2016)
 


 AFSA reviews non-professional expenses charged by practitioners
(7/08/2016)
 


 Discretionary Suspension of ARITA Membership - Randall Joubert
(27/07/2016)
 


 The end of the role of Official Liquidators
(27/07/2016)
 


 Updated Creditor Information Sheet - Offences
(4/07/2016)
 


 Senate inquiry into causes and consequences of the collapse of listed retailers in
(21/06/2016)
 


 Senate inquiry into white-collar crime
(21/06/2016)
 


 Improving bankruptcy and insolvency laws Proposals Paper
(14/06/2016)
 


 UK insolvency reforms proposed
(26/05/2016)
 


 Special Olympics Sports Lunches
(3/05/2016)
 


 Insolvency Law Reform Act (ILRA) 2016 Training
(27/04/2016)
 


 Excluded Employees - when is a spouse or relative not excluded
(17/03/2016)
 


 Bitter harvest - failed investments in agribusiness - Senate Committee Report
(11/03/2016)
 


 ISWG 2016 - Calls for expressions of interest
(17/02/2016)
 


 Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015 passes the House
(11/02/2016)
 


 Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 - Read all about it
(3/02/2016)
 


 ARITA offers training via new electronic classrooms
(12/01/2016)
 


 Inquiry into penalties for white collar crime
(7/01/2016)
 


 The need to respond to ATO demands
(5/01/2016)
 


 Liquidators required to resign and remuneration disallowed due to conflict issues
(20/12/2015)
 


 6 month suspension of membership - Mr Christopher Powell
(22/09/2015)
 


 Discretionary suspension of membership - Mr Vanda Gould
(1/09/2015)
 


 Termination of membership - Mr Christopher McCroary
(24/08/2015)
 


 Response to Productivity Commission draft report on Business Set-Up, Transfer & Closure
(6/07/2015)
 


 Termination of membership - Mrs Tina Battye
(29/06/2015)
 


 Parliamentary inquiry into bank practices
(5/06/2015)
 


 ASIC's Administration of Enforceable Undertakings - Audit Report tabled
(22/04/2015)
 


 Termination of Membership - Mr Andrew Wily
(25/03/2015)
 


 Productivity Commission inquiry into Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure
(2/03/2015)
 


 Discretionary Suspension of Membership - Mr Peter Macks
(21/12/2014)
 


 Former liquidator charged with obtaining money by deception
(26/11/2014)
 


 ARITA submissions - Personal Property Securities Act review
(3/08/2014)
 


 Inspector-General of Taxation - Report on ATO's Debt Recovery
(1/08/2014)
 


 Unclaimed moneys - ARITA submission
(1/08/2014)
 


 ARITA submission on APES 330
(29/07/2014)
 


 ASIC cancels liquidator's registration
(8/07/2014)
 


 Termination of Membership - Mr Pino Fiorentino
(8/07/2014)
 


 NSW liquidator ceases practice
(16/06/2014)
 


 Termination of membership - Mr Stephen Jay
(16/06/2014)
 


 Submission to Treasury on CAMAC MIS Discussion Paper
(10/06/2014)
 


 Inquiry into the Performance of ASIC
(28/05/2014)
 


 ARITA member suspended - Mr Pino Fiorentino
(15/05/2014)
 


 AFSA's review of the statement of affairs
(13/05/2014)
 


 ARITA's submission to the Financial System Inquiry
(2/05/2014)
 


 Liquidator's registration suspended for 6 months
(1/05/2014)
 


 Suspension of membership - William (Bill) Hamilton
(9/04/2014)
 


 Off-market sale of assets to a former company director & co-owner
(11/03/2014)
 


 Liquidator required to resign and remuneration limited due to conflict issues
(18/01/2014)
 


 Failure to comply with remuneration reporting requirements
(27/09/2013)
 


 Termination of Membership - Mr Andrew Dunner
(27/09/2013)
 


 IPA Member suspended
(13/08/2013)
 


 Licence agreement to enable continuation of trading
(9/08/2013)
 


 Appointment commenced by fictitious director
(25/07/2013)
 


 Termination of IPA Membership - Mr Peter Grealish
(5/06/2013)
 


 ASIC cancels registration of Sydney liquidator
(5/06/2013)
 


 The value of owning property free of the co-owner-bankrupt - member comments
(31/05/2013)
 


 Bankruptcy trustees removed
(31/05/2013)
 


 Invalid remuneration approval
(11/04/2013)
 


 Breach of statutory and IPA independence requirements
(10/04/2013)
 


 Failure to report to shareholders or take action in relation to director's conduct
(4/04/2013)
 


 IPA Submission on Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2013
(20/03/2013)
 


 Termination of IPA Membership - Mr Ian Struthers
(3/03/2013)
 


 ASIC accepts undertaking from Sydney liquidator
(25/02/2013)
 


 ASIC cancels Melbourne liquidator's registration and bans him from managing corporations
(25/02/2013)
 


 Concerns regarding validity of appointment and admissability of claim
(24/01/2013)
 


 Failure or refusal to convene a meeting of creditors in accordance with the request of a major credi
(8/01/2013)
 


 IPA unable to investigate complaint subject to a Deed of Settlement
(29/11/2012)
 


 Use of inappropriate methods for asset collection
(18/11/2012)
 


 Sydney liquidator agrees to cancellation of registration
(16/11/2012)
 


 NSW Inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency - discussion paper
(19/10/2012)
 


 Termination of IPA Membership ??? Mr Geoffrey Turner
(11/10/2012)
 


 ASIC cancels Sydney liquidator's registration
(9/10/2012)
 


 ASIC releases new information guides on reporting misconduct
(4/10/2012)
 


 IPA Disciplinary Proceeding ??? Mr Atle Crowe-Maxwell
(10/09/2012)
 


 Former liquidator???s banning reduced by agreement with ASIC ??? Mr Paul Pattison
(10/09/2012)
 


 IPA Disciplinary Proceeding ??? Mr John Lord
(9/09/2012)
 


 Withdrawal of complaint due to alleged threat of legal action
(2/08/2012)
 


 VA of corporate group - Disclosure following pre-appointment involvement and fee resolutions
(12/04/2012)
 


 ASIC's enforcement outcomes
(2/04/2012)
 


 Sydney Liquidator prevented from practising
(18/01/2012)
 


 Former Liquidator Stuart Ariff sentenced
(19/12/2011)
 


 Former director convicted of insolvent trading
(30/11/2011)
 


 Review of Debt Agreements
(24/11/2011)
 


 APES 330 - six monthly review
(24/11/2011)
 


 Bankruptcy Amendment Bill - Farmer's Grants
(24/11/2011)
 


 Managed Investment Schemes
(24/11/2011)
 


 Phoenix Activity
(24/11/2011)
 


 Registration cancelled - failure to lodge annual statement
(23/09/2011)
 


 IPA Submission Insolvency Options Paper
(5/08/2011)
 


 Sons of Gwalia Bill - IPA member comment invited
(8/10/2010)
 


 Recent IPA submissions - Productivity Commission; Bankruptcy Regulations
(28/06/2010)
 


 Senate Committee inquiry - IPA's second submission available
(15/02/2010)
 


 IPA comments on ASIC's insolvent trading guide
(24/01/2010)
 


 IPA's ten submissions made in 2010
(2/01/2010)