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What to do if a liquidator comes calling – how to deal with unfair preference claimsPublished on 27 Apr 2017
A creditor may find itself in a situation where a liquidator demands that it make repayment of alleged unfair preference payments to a company in liquidation. This demand may include repayment of amounts that were previously paid to the creditor by the company (which has subsequently gone into liquidation) in the course of its business dealings. While a liquidator does have the ability to pursue a creditor for alleged unfair preference payments, there are certain defences that may be available to a creditor against such a claim.Read more >
City of Sydney Law Society: SeminarsPublished on 24 May 2018
Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers are hosting the following City of Sydney Law Society Seminars each Thursday evening throughout February and March from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Coming up: Date: Thursday 24 May 2018 Topic: Sentencing and Bail (Substantive Law) * Please note this seminar will be held at City Tattersalls Club Speaker: Daniel Petrushnko, Barrister - Windeyer Chamber Please note: Places are limited. Registrations for each event can be made through the City of Sydney Law Society here.Read more >
Chris Wheeler, Deputy NSW OmbudsmanPublished on 29 May 2018
Procedural Fairness Where an administrative investigation can result in significant detriment to the interests of individuals, the procedural fairness implications can be complex. On the one hand, there is a need to ensure that matters are effectively investigated, and that risks to complainants and whistleblowers are appropriately managed. On the other hand, there can sometimes be catastrophic consequences of being the subject of a less than competently undertaken investigation, or a vexatious complaint or disclosure. At times there will also be the conflict that can arise when the needs of legal purism conflict with administrative practicality (if not administrative reality).Read more >
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