[vc_row css_animation="" sbvcbgslider_enable="yes" sbvcbgslider_animation_speed="750" sbvcbgslider_slide_duration="3000" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" sbvcbgslider_slider_attachments="6957"][vc_column][templatera id="947"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="5%" padding_bottom="5%"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id="Resource & Advice Sidebar" el_class="sidebarSpacing"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Commercial Risk Outlook Report The SV Partners Commercial Risk Outlook provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of the Australian economy from an insolvency and overall economic perspective. This series of Reports will analyse the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][templatera id="947"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="5%" padding_bottom="5%"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id="Resource & Advice Sidebar" el_class="sidebarSpacing"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Commercial Risk Outlook Report - August 2016 SV Partners has released the findings within the Commercial Risk Outlook Report for August 2016, providing an analysis of the current state of Australian businesses from an insolvency and overall economic perspective. This...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][templatera id="947"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="5%" padding_bottom="5%"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id="Resource & Advice Sidebar" el_class="sidebarSpacing"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Commercial Risk Outlook Report - March 2016 SV Partners has released the findings of our first Commercial Risk Outlook Report for March 2016, providing an analysis of the current state of Australian businesses from an insolvency and overall economic...

Real Property is one of our major investments in life, it is our dream.  We would do just about anything to protect this investment.  Recently SV Partners Director, Jason Porter, released an article about doomed property investments and what can happen when your investment in property fails.  Large real estate investments can be lucrative but unless you have the right expert advice, it can lead you towards the bankruptcy creek...

Dick Smith and Laura Ashley demise only tip of the iceberg for Australian retail industry Eleven more major Australian retailers with turnovers of $100 million or more are facing the same high risk situation as collapsed retail giants Dick Smith and Laura Ashley, according to commercial data by specialist accounting firm SV Partners.The SV Partners March 2016 Commercial Risk Outlook Report analyses more than 20 million financial records from various sources...

Over the last 6 months, the SmartFee team (in case you missed it Hall Funding is now SmartFee) have been on the road meeting with Accounting and Legal practices across Australia, and discussing and exploring the impact of fee management on firms and their clients.Before you go, oh no, here’s someone else going to tell me how I should run my practice, take a breath – we’re not here to...

A recent decision handed down by Black J in the New South Wales Supreme Court provides some timely guidance for creditors seeking to rely upon the good faith defence to an unfair preference claim brought by a liquidator. For those who may not know, a liquidator may pursue a creditor under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) in circumstances where a creditor has received an advantage over other creditors, by...

The inaugural Conference was held in 2000 in Aspen, Colorado. In 2001 it was moved to Whistler, British Columbia, where it was held for the next six years before returning to Colorado, at Steamboat Ski Resort in 2007 and then back to Aspen in 2008 where it has been held since. We are very pleased to be returning to Aspen in 2017.Formally the Australian Accountants & Lawyers Conference™, the program...

    A mining company’s successful business turnaround [Read More] Reducing the taxation burden in financial settlements [Read More] How property matters in Bankruptcy [Read More] The Good faith defence to an unfair preference claim brought by a liquidator [Read More]   Australian Accountants, Lawyers & Directors Conference (AALDC) - 5 to 12 January 2017 - Aspen, Colorado [Read More]   Myth Busting Time - Is perception stopping you getting paid? [Read More]             ...

Late last year we were approached by a 63-year old lady who presented with the following ‘financial symptoms’: Assets Liabilities 50% interest in a vacant block - $25,000 Bank debt (unsecured) - $215,000 Motor vehicle - $5,000   Superannuation - $100,000   Income (self-employed) - $50,000 p.a.    The debtor’s main income-producing activity from 2002 until 2009 was buying and selling properties.  She encountered financial difficulty during the GFC which, as we know, affected the real estate market and her ability...