Does COVID-19 crisis give us an incentive to rethink our personal insolvency laws?

Nicola Howell argues that as the economy starts to recover post COVID-19, it is an opportune time to review Australia’s personal insolvency laws and the role of bankruptcy discharge. Previous reform proposals recommended the one-year bankruptcy as a mechanism for increasing entrepreneurship. Nicola argues that a shift in focus to consumer debtors may provide a more coherent, comprehensive and supportable basis for future reform.

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