Keep your hands off my assets: asset protection strategies 2016 update

Course ID ID16032_BUS

  • Online
  • 1
  • Intermediate

Michael analyses the claw back provisions of the Bankruptcy Act 1996 (Cth) and the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) in the context of a number of asset protection strategies employed by bankrupts or potential bankrupts to attempt to limit the assets that would otherwise be available to their creditors.

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College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00


Start date:

01 April 2016

End date:

30 June 2017

About This Course


In particular, Michael covers:

  • briefly, the consequences of bankruptcy to the bankrupt's property
  • purported asset protection strategies and how they attempt to defeat the rights of creditors
  • the powers available to a trustee to claw back assets that a bankrupt has attempted to alienate from his estate in bankruptcy;
  • the effectiveness of the asset protection strategies given the trustee's powers to claw back certain transfers and dispositions of property;
  • the mostly safe haven that is superannuation; and
  • the Courts’ responses to attacks on potentially insolvent peoples structures.

Michael also considers the current position of the Family Court in relation to trusts and including the assets they hold in the marital pool of assets. 


designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of Professional Skills or Substantive Law.




Michael Bennett
Barrister, 13 Wentworth Selborne Chambers

Michael Bennet is a barrister at 13 Wentworth Selborne Chambers practicing in:

  • Taxation litigation and advice (State and Federal)
  • Commercial litigation
  • Equity
  • Property
  • Wills and Probate



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