Author Archives: Anne Floyd

Retaining the family home in bankruptcy

There are many adages about the family home, such as ‘home is where the heart is’, ‘home sweet home’ and ‘there is no place like home’. This is because the family home is where cherished lifetime memories are made. The family home is also often the single biggest asset available to a trustee in many […]

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Growth through acquisition – what you need to know! 

SME MASTER PLAN SERIES – PART 2 OF 4   Part 1 of our series covered “the importance of having the right business structure” Click here for article This article is the second of the four-part series aimed to help SMEs leverage opportunities to boost their business in these distressing times.  It outlines “what you need […]

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M8srates Holdings Pty Ltd (Administrator Appointed) A.C.N. 624 104 543

On 16 July 2020, Riad Tayeh and Suelen McCallum were appointed Voluntary Administrators of M8srates Holdings Pty Ltd (A.C.N. 624 104 543). By proceeding to view information about M8srates Holdings Pty Ltd, you are declaring that you are an investor, creditor or professional adviser for this matter and that you agree not to communicate any […]

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Freshpac Solutions Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) A.C.N. 167 145 520

On 26 May 2020, Riad Tayeh was appointed Liquidator of Freshpac Solutions Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) A.C.N. 167 145 520 By proceeding to view information about the Company, you are declaring that you are a creditor or professional advisor for this matter, and that you agree not to communicate any information to any person other […]

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The importance of having the right business structure

SME MASTER PLAN SERIES – PART 1 OF 4   This article is the first of a 4-part series aimed to help SMEs leverage opportunities to boost their business in these distressing times. In this series, Riad Tayeh, Partner at dVT Group, covers four key areas: Part 1   – Restructuring a business Part 2  –  […]

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Congratulations – our new Trustee – Anthony Bagala

We wish to congratulate Anthony Bagala, who has had his application approved to become a registered trustee in bankruptcy. Anthony joined the dVT Group in 2008 with a broad level of experience in insolvency and tax.  His versatility allowed him to become an adaptable member of our team, offering valuable input into all types of […]

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Safe Harbour – Practical insights for SME directors and advisors

This document provides practical insights in relation to Safe Harbour. It includes the critical factors for success in Safe Harbour, when Safe Harbour starts and stops, what course of actions leads to a better outcome and what is best practice for Safe Harbour. It also outlines the five steps involved in the Safe Harbour process.

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Practical tips to reduce the costs of receiverships to improve outcomes

Appointing a receiver is very different to appointing a liquidator or administrator.  Receiverships are useful and become necessary in circumstances when all other options are unsuccessful, and confidence has been lost in a borrower’s ability to meet their obligations.  There are also different consequences for creditors of the company and other related parties in a […]

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Why a Business Continuity Plan?  It’s your “Plan B”

Business disruptions can impact organisations of any size and can happen at any time.  They can be things like natural disasters, cyber-attacks, supply chain failures.  This year we have seen a combination and over the past few months, the phrase “business continuity plan (BCP)” has been thrown around so many more times than before. We […]

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Happy retirement and painting – David Solomons

Retirement only happens once in a lifetime and for dVT Group this is our once in our lifetime retirement announcement. It is both with joy and sadness that we announce the retirement of David Solomons, effective from 30 June 2020. After a distinguished career in education and commerce, David joined our firm in 2004 as […]

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