Helen Anderson

Technical report

Investigation into the performance of Statistics House in the 14 November 2016 Kaikōura Earthquake

This report commisioned by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) from an Independant Panel of experts focuses on the design, construction and land influences on the performance of Wellington’s Statistics House during the 14 November Kāikoura earthquake in New Zealand. Statistics House is a...

Phoenix activity: recommendations on detection, disruption and enforcement

The aim of this report is to minimise the significant damage that is being done to the Australian economy by harmful phoenix activity without unduly inhibiting legitimate business rescues and beneficial entrepreneurialism.
Journal article

Fraudulent transactions affecting employees: some new perspectives on the liability of advisers

Fraudulent phoenix activity and sham contracting are well-recognised issues in the context of protecting employees’ remuneration entitlements, both during the life of a company and after it has collapsed through insolvency. To date, much of the emphasis in dealing with these problems has been on...