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COVID-19 Temporary Insolvency Law Changes (on-demand)

Be guided through the insolvency and corporate law provisions of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 by expert barrister, Ingrid King.

About this course

In this online, on-demand course, barrister, Ingrid King discusses the following issues:

-  Directors having temporary and limited relief from insolvent trading liability

-  Increased thresholds for the issue of statutory demands and bankruptcy proceedings

-  Increased limitation periods for responding to statutory demands and bankruptcy proceedings

-  New powers of the Treasurer to relieve companies of their obligations under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to deal with unforeseen COVID-19 circumstances. 

0.5 CPD units (one unit per hour)

Course structure

This course consists of a 39-minute video recording of a lecture by barrister Ingrid King, together with reference resources.

Learning outcomes

This course will equip participants to:

  • Respond to current developments in insolvency law provisions
  • Advise on insolvency issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.


A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you’re eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number in your UTS Open Profile (under ‘a bit about you’).

When signing up for the session, use the relevant voucher code to apply the discount to your cart:

  • UTS Student / Alumni: Lawalumni
  • UTS Staff: Lstaff

Please note that there’s a limit of one discount rate per participant.

Who is this course for?

This program is particularly useful for:

  • General practitioners
  • Contract and commercial law specialists
  • In-house counsel and general counsel teams
  • Legal officers
  • Contract managers, tender and procurement managers
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Litigation lawyers.


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0.5 hr

Meet the Expert

Ingrid King

Ingrid King

Ingrid King is a barrister at Tenth Floor St James Hall and practices in general commercial and public law. She regularly appears for private companies, insolvency practitioners, directors and government entities in state and federal courts, commercial arbitrations and tribunals.

Ingrid has a strong background in corporate law (including insolvency), regulatory law, and statutory interpretation. In addition, she appears in judicial review proceedings in the Land and Environment Court and the Federal Court.

Ingrid teaches Securities Regulation at UTS and she is the NSW Deputy Chair of the Insolvency and Restructuring Committee of the Law Council of Australia.

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Self paced
Expert: Ingrid King
  • Start anytime
  • Online
  • 0.5 hour total

Note: Course content recorded April 2020

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