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.


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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