In the same way that we are all looking to solutions to keep our society protected, there are special measures that many businesses can take to ensure that they ultimately remain solvent. Madison Marcus’ Head of Restructuring and Insolvency, Gerard Breen, has examined the rapidly developing situation for businesses and what measures they can take to ensure that they survive this crisis before calling in the administrators
In view of the recent bush fires and coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption to markets across the world, business owners need to reassess their short term and medium term restructuring needs.
Company Directors need to ensure that they are aware of and compliant with the new Illegal Phoenixing Laws that were introduced this week.
The new phoenix offences will prohibit creditor-defeating dispositions of company property and penalise those who engage in or facilitate such dispositions and allow Liquidators and ASIC to recover such property.