Invalid Administrator Appointments

insolvency invalid administrators
16 January 2017

Originally published in the January 2017 edition of the Insolvency Law Bulletin.

This article provides some guidance for insolvency practitioners regarding the steps that should be taken when there is uncertainty as to the validity of an appointment under s 436A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). It concludes with a synopsis of the relevant considerations of the court when approached to order declaratory relief.

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Mark Wilks

Partner. Sydney
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James Lucek-Rowley

Senior Associate. Sydney
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