The Plight of the Phoenix: Rising from the Ashes of Corporate Collapse

August 6, 2015 Since ASIC launched its tirade on illegal “phoenix” companies and activity in late 2013, we have been involved in a number of cases involving either direct allegations of phoenix activity or a fear of such on the part of company directors. In the vast majority of cases, what we see is not […]

How Blind Negotiations Can Put You in the Red

November 26, 2014 We acted for a client recently in negotiating the purchase of a significant share of a startup business (a company). No matter how many times we insisted that the other parties obtain their own independent legal advice, they refused to do so. They were sure they knew what they were doing, and […]