Posts tagged with “voluntary administration”

How can Voluntary Administration save my business?

Voluntary Administration is a less known alternative to liquidation. How does it work? The board of directors resolves to put the company into administration. Administrators take control of the company. Creditors rights to pursue the pre-administration debt freezes for a five-week period (potentially extended by the court). An initial meeting of creditors is held, where ... read more.

Business Debt Hibernation: Will my business wake up from its deep sleep?

The Government on the 3rd of April proposed some legislative changes to the Companies Act in order to support business that are struggling due to the COVID-19 lockdown. One of the more interesting changes was the proposal to allow business to place their debts into hibernation. So, what is “Business Debt Hibernation”? Exact details aren’t ... read more.

Building a case for voluntary administration

How does voluntary administration work?   Introduced into New Zealand company law on November 10, 2007, the process of ‘voluntary administration’ is a business rehabilitation scheme intended to be a short-term measure that freezes the company’s financial position while an appointed administrator and the company’s creditors determine the organisation’s future.   The focus of the ... read more.