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Below are the five most recent items of topical interest. For a more comprehensive list of news, events and resources, please search our archive.

  • Court confirms secured creditor’s rights of subrogation for employee priority creditors

    The recent Federal Court decision of Weston (Liquidator); In the Matter of 7 Steel Distribution Pty Limited (in Liq) [2015] FCA 742 (7 Steel) held that the liquidator was justified in seeking directions and determined that the secured creditor should be paid in priority to unsecured creditors in circumstances where its interest was diminished by employee payments made pursuant to s433(3)(c) of the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act).

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  • Insolvency Law Seminar: Employees - Keep them or set them free?

    What happens to the employees when an external administrator is appointed to a company?

    The seminar will discuss and cover:

    • How to deal with employee entitlements, redundancies and redeployment under various awards and agreements;
    • Role of the Fair Work Commission;
    • 'Administrator’ liabilities for employees; and
    • Fair Entitlements Guarantee (‘FEG’) Recovery Programme

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