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Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure

Submissions

Submissions for this inquiry closed on 3 July 2015. With the exception of those who have made prior arrangements for an extension, any submissions received after 3 July may still be included on the inquiry website but may not be able to be taken into consideration in the preparation of the inquiry final report.

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  • Initial submissions
  • Post-draft submissions

Submissions received before the release of the draft report are listed here.

Initial submissions (38)
No. Name Pages Received
1 Professor Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Ann O'Connell, Melbourne Law School, and Associate Professor Michelle Welsh, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University (PDF - 175.0 KB) 7 11/02/2015
  Professor Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Ann O'Connell, Melbourne Law School, and Associate Professor Michelle Welsh, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University (Word - 53.5 KB)    
2 Australian Property Institute (PDF - 215.6 KB) 31 17/02/2015
3 Australian Institute of Company Directors (PDF - 344.9 KB) 7 17/02/2015
Attachment: The Honest and Reasonable Director Defence (PDF - 312.8 KB) 40 17/02/2015
4 Business Enterprise Centres Australia (PDF - 111.0 KB) 3 19/02/2015
  Business Enterprise Centres Australia (Word - 17.2 KB)    
5 Institute of Public Affairs (PDF - 1.2 MB) 10 20/02/2015
6 Master Electricians Australia (PDF - 112.4 KB) 4 23/02/2015
7 National Australia Bank (PDF - 1.7 MB) 7 20/02/2015
8 Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) (PDF - 451.6 KB) 11 20/02/2015
9 Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (PDF - 283.0 KB) 5 20/02/2015
  Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Word - 226.5 KB)    
10 Small Business Commissioner (PDF - 100.6 KB) 12 20/02/2015
11 Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PDF - 566.4 KB) 21 20/02/2015
12 Department of Employment (PDF - 423.0 KB) 15 20/02/2015
  Department of Employment (Word - 174.7 KB)    
13 Australian Trucking Association (PDF - 298.3 KB) 11 20/02/2015
14 Law Council of Australia (PDF - 152.7 KB) 4 20/02/2015
Attachment 1 (PDF - 202.7 KB) 18 24/02/2015
Attachment 2 (PDF - 461.3 KB) 18 24/02/2015
Attachment 3 (PDF - 524.9 KB) 22 24/02/2015
15 Tyro (PDF - 54.1 KB) 2 20/02/2015
Attachment 1 (PDF - 114.1 KB) 11 20/02/2015
Attachment 2 (PDF - 138.0 KB) 18 20/02/2015
Attachment 3 (PDF - 53.8 KB) 6 20/02/2015
16 Regional Development Australia - NT (PDF - 178.7 KB) 7 20/02/2015
  Regional Development Australia - NT (Word - 50.5 KB)    
17 Future Perspective (PDF - 2.5 MB) 8 20/02/2015
  Future Perspective (Word - 2.9 MB)    
18 Tasmanian Government (PDF - 187.4 KB) 10 20/02/2015
19 Shopping Centre Council of Australia (PDF - 228.4 KB) 16 20/02/2015
20 Australian Securities and Investments Commission (PDF - 314.0 KB) 45 20/02/2015
Attachment (PDF - 577.4 KB) 3 20/02/2015
21 Restaurant and Catering Australia (PDF - 1015.3 KB) 14 25/02/2015
22 Hosted Accommodation Australia Ltd (PDF - 179.6 KB) 3 25/02/2015
23 Arnold Bloch Leibler (PDF - 176.6 KB) 14 25/02/2015
  Arnold Bloch Leibler (Word - 92.2 KB)    
24 Australian Bureau of Statistics (PDF - 174.5 KB) 5 26/02/2015
  Australian Bureau of Statistics (Word - 111.0 KB)    
25 The Accommodation Association of Australia (PDF - 195.5 KB) 8 26/02/2015
  The Accommodation Association of Australia (Word - 74.4 KB)    
26 Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Commercial and Property Law Research Centre; (PDF - 250.4 KB) 8 26/02/2015
  Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Commercial and Property Law Research Centre; (Word - 59.0 KB)    
27 Ai Group (PDF - 2.0 MB) 25 26/02/2015
28 Small Business Development Corporation (PDF - 282.9 KB) 12 27/02/2015
  Small Business Development Corporation (Word - 145.1 KB)    
29 Business Council of Australia (PDF - 339.5 KB) 15 27/02/2015
30 CPA Australia (PDF - 681.8 KB) 21 27/02/2015
31 Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) (PDF - 643.4 KB) 44 02/03/2015
  Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) (Word - 2.5 MB)    
Attachment (PDF - 353.6 KB) 17 02/03/2015
  Attachment (Word - 333.8 KB)    
32 Institute of Public Accountants (PDF - 1.2 MB) 42 11/03/2015
  Institute of Public Accountants (Word - 1.4 MB)    
33 Master Builders Australia (PDF - 436.2 KB) 29 12/03/2015
34 McGrathNicol (PDF - 1.2 MB) 5 13/03/2015
35 Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association (PDF - 160.7 KB) 14 17/03/2015
36 Law Council of Australia (PDF - 136.8 KB) 1 20/03/2015
Attachment (PDF - 466.7 KB) 19 20/03/2015
37 Google Australia (PDF - 404.1 KB) 9 27/03/2015
38 Family Business Australia (PDF - 304.9 KB) 1 01/04/2015
  Family Business Australia (Word - 25.5 KB)    

Submissions received after the release of the draft report are listed here.

Post-draft submissions (37)
No. Name Pages Received
DR39 economic Security4Women (eS4W) (PDF - 113.8 KB) 2 01/07/2015
DR40 Associate Prof Helen Anderson, Professors Ian Ramsay, Ann O'Connell, Melbourne Law School and Associate Prof Michelle Welsh, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University (PDF - 253.2 KB) 12 02/07/2015
  Associate Prof Helen Anderson, Professors Ian Ramsay, Ann O'Connell, Melbourne Law School and Associate Prof Michelle Welsh, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University (Word - 70.4 KB)    
DR41 Governance Institute of Australia (PDF - 271.5 KB) 12 02/07/2015
DR42 PPB Advisory (PDF - 139.5 KB) 12 03/07/2015
DR43 Australian Institute of Company Directors (PDF - 73.9 KB) 9 03/07/2015
DR44 Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (PDF - 1.9 MB) 3 03/07/2015
Attachment: Submission to Financial System Inquiry Interim Report (PDF - 2.0 MB) 7 03/07/2015
DR45 Shopping Centre Council of Australia (PDF - 279.9 KB) 4 03/07/2015
Attachment (PDF - 2.0 MB) 176 03/07/2015
DR46 DibbsBarker (PDF - 66.6 KB) 6 03/07/2015
Attachment 1: Submission to Financial System Inquiry (PDF - 112.8 KB) 13 03/07/2015
Attachment 2: Encouraging and facilitating corporate turnaround - discussion paper (PDF - 2.3 MB) 32 03/07/2015
DR47 Future Perspective (PDF - 9.2 MB) 14 03/07/2015
DR48 Australian Trucking Association (PDF - 1.1 MB) 3 06/07/2015
DR49 Master Builders Australia (PDF - 909.8 KB) 58 06/07/2015
DR50 Motor Trade Association of SA (PDF - 138.9 KB) 4 06/07/2015
  Motor Trade Association of SA (Word - 74.4 KB)    
DR51 Australian Business Register (PDF - 44.3 KB) 2 06/07/2015
DR52 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (PDF - 165.6 KB) 6 06/07/2015
DR53 Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) (PDF - 423.8 KB) 21 06/07/2015
  Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) (Word - 3.2 MB)    
DR54 Institute of Public Accountants (PDF - 1.9 MB) 24 08/07/2015
  Institute of Public Accountants (Word - 2.5 MB)    
DR55 Business Law Section - Law Council of Australia (PDF - 191.7 KB) 5 08/07/2015
  Business Law Section - Law Council of Australia (Word - 51.6 KB)    
DR56 Foundation for Young Australians (PDF - 591.9 KB) 11 08/07/2015
DR57 Australian Small Business Commissioner (PDF - 1.9 MB) 4 08/07/2015
DR58 Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) (PDF - 423.6 KB) 18 08/07/2015
DR59 Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner (PDF - 3.2 MB) 7 09/07/2015
DR60 McGrathNicol (PDF - 923.9 KB) 9 08/07/2015
DR61 GRG Momentum Pty Ltd (PDF - 273.0 KB) 20 10/07/2015
  GRG Momentum Pty Ltd (Word - 185.2 KB)    
DR62 Australian Institute of Credit Management Pty Ltd (PDF - 230.4 KB) 10 10/07/2015
  Australian Institute of Credit Management Pty Ltd (Word - 371.5 KB)    
DR63 Australian Bankers' Association (PDF - 137.0 KB) 6 10/07/2015
DR64 Commercial and Property Law Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology (PDF - 206.5 KB) 9 10/07/2015
  Commercial and Property Law Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology (Word - 62.6 KB)    
DR65 Arnold Bloch Leibler (PDF - 67.7 KB) 6 13/07/2015
DR66 Ray Della-Polina (PDF - 91.7 KB) 4 13/07/2015
  Ray Della-Polina (Word - 38.4 KB)    
DR67 Associate Professor Helen Anderson, Professor Ann O'Connell and Professor Ian Ramsay, Melbourne Law School and Associate Professor Michelle Welsh, Monash Business School, Monash University (PDF - 157.3 KB) 3 13/07/2015
  Associate Professor Helen Anderson, Professor Ann O'Connell and Professor Ian Ramsay, Melbourne Law School and Associate Professor Michelle Welsh, Monash Business School, Monash University (Word - 55.1 KB)    
DR68 Crouch Amirbeaggi (PDF - 426.8 KB) 9 14/07/2015
DR69 Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) (PDF - 199.3 KB) 4 15/07/2015
DR70 Dr Jenny Buchan (PDF - 168.7 KB) 10 16/07/2015
DR71 Griffith University and University of NSW (PDF - 343.4 KB) 2 17/07/2015
Attachment: The effectiveness of undertaking due diligence prior to starting up or purchasing a small business or franchise (PDF - 8.6 MB) 59 17/07/2015
DR72 Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) (PDF - 516.0 KB) 13 20/07/2015
DR73 Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (PDF - 88.9 KB) 2 13/08/2015
DR74 Reserve Bank of Australia (PDF - 115.2 KB) 2 20/08/2015
DR75 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) (PDF - 212.8 KB) 3 11/09/2015