Challenge to creditor standing on application to wind up appellant company on grounds of insolvency. Standing examined with reference to bona fides of the appellant’s asserted counter claim and circumstances surrounding the failure of appellant to take steps to advance asserted counter-claim or demonstrate solvency. Court held respondent had standing as a creditor in accordance with s 459P(1)(b) Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
Category: Insolvency Law
An application for an inquiry into the conduct of receivers and managers of the assets and undertaking of a corporation based in Western Australia pursuant to section 423 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The decision highlights the importance of exercising commercial judgment when considering appointments.
The power of the Court to modify the operation of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency.