Demanding a change : time to act on statutory demands

Anderson, Colin & Brown, Catherine (2013) Demanding a change : time to act on statutory demands. Insolvency Law Journal, 21(2), pp. 97-108.

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Abstract

The statutory demand procedure has been a part of our corporate law from its earliest modern formulations and it has been suggested, albeit anecdotally, that under the current regime, it gives rise to more litigation than any other part of the Corporations Act. Despite this there has been a lack of consideration of the underlying policy behind the procedure in both the case law and literature; both of which are largely centred on the technical aspects of the process. The purpose of this article is to examine briefly the process of the statutory demand in the context of the current insolvency law in Australia.

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ID Code: 61362
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Statutory demand, Corporate law, Corporations Act
ISSN: 1039-3293
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
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 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 15 Jul 2013 23:57
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2013 06:11

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