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In brief Even with the fiscal stimulus and other measures taken by the Federal and State governments in Australia, corporate insolvencies are likely to increase in coming months. Under Australia’s insolvency regimes, a distressed company may be subject to voluntary administration, creditor’s voluntary winding up or court ordered winding up (collectively, an external administration). Each of these processes raises different issues for the commencement and continuation of court and arbitration proceedings.In this alert, we consider the…

Baker McKenzie’s Commercial Real Estate team has been closely monitoring the implementation of the National Code of Conduct (SME Commercial Leasing Principles) (Code) in Australia. We have previously updated you on the Code in our recent client alerts: New South Wales gives effect to the National Code of ConductVictoria gives effect to the National Code of ConductExtension of administrator relief from personal liability for rentCourt relieves administrators of personal liability for rent The Commercial Real Estate…