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Accountants Keeping Clients Afloat During COVID-19

By Ellen Ferris, a Solicitor in Matthews Folbigg’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Debt Recovery Group.

Accountants are being swamped by directors caught up in the effects of a global pandemic and the consequences of shutdowns and quarantine. Accountants’ own businesses are in the same boat.

How to advise clients during this time? The Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (“ARITA”) has released helpful guidance for accountants seeking to help their clients at this time. These resources can be accessed via the below link:

Matthews Folbigg Lawyers has a legal team dedicated to Insolvency, Restructuring and Debt Recovery. All of the solicitors on this team are members of ARITA, and have been following the changes in this practice area closely.

Our team are ready to advise accountants with clients caught up in this complex area. If you have any questions about these changes, or would like to discuss these resources, please contact a Principal of Matthews Folbigg Insolvency, Restructuring & Debt Recovery Team:
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Helpful Resource on Directors’ Duties During Disaster

By Ellen Ferris, a Solicitor in Matthews Folbigg’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Debt Recovery Group.

Directors’ duties are changing daily as the Government makes new laws to deal with the impact of COVID-19. However those duties have not been extinguished and it is important that responsible directors keep on top of their statutory obligations (and personal liabilities). The Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (“ARITA”) has released helpful guidance for directors. These resources can be accessed via the below link:

  • Guidance with respect to directors’ duties – ARITA News

Matthews Folbigg Lawyers has a legal team dedicated to Insolvency, Restructuring and Debt Recovery. All of the solicitors on this team are members of ARITA, and have been following the changes in this practice area closely.

Our team are ready to advise directors  on this complex area. If you have any questions about these changes, or would like to discuss these resources, please contact a Principal of Matthews Folbigg Insolvency, Restructuring & Debt Recovery Team:
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