Bailing out the FEG : is the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (formerly GEERS) approaching its own fiscal cliff?

Wellard, Mark Norman (2013) Bailing out the FEG : is the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (formerly GEERS) approaching its own fiscal cliff? Insolvency Law Bulletin, 13(7), pp. 153-158.

Abstract

This article discusses what recent statistics and public reports reveal about the funding of GEERS (now the FEG) and its bottom line. The article examines (1) whether there has been a “blowout” in the scheme which guarantees the recovery of employee entitlements in liquidations and (2) what might be done to put the scheme on a firmer fiscal footing.

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ID Code: 59666
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: FEG, GEERS, insolvency, employee , employee entitlements, liquidation, insolvent trading
ISSN: 1443-9662
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Corporations and Associations Law (180109)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 LexisNexis
Deposited On: 06 May 2013 04:08
Last Modified: 14 May 2013 03:41

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