Corporate Insolvency Legislation 2021

Coverage of the most significant changes to Australia's insolvency framework in 30 years...


This publication provides a consolidation of Australian corporate insolvency legislation as at 1 January 2021.

Key Features

- Amending Act and legislative instrument details, including amending item numbers and the dates on which the amendments come into force.

- Modifications to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) by the Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth) (as amended by the Corporations and Other Legislation Amendment (Insolvency Law Reform) Regulation 2016 (Cth)).

- Application, savings and transitional provisions.

- Coverage of all ASIC insolvency approved forms.

- Cross-references to ASIC Regulatory Guides and legislative instruments.

- Interactions between the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Corporations (Stay on Enforcing Certain Rights) Declaration 2018 (Cth).

- Interactions between the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008 (Cth) and the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2008 (Cth).

- Links between the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth).

- Links between the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Insolvency Practice Rules (Corporations) 2016 (Cth).

- Commentary is included under various sections of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth).


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Last Updated: 8 February 2021