Recent Cases

Veale v Coleman [2024] FCAFC 83 (20 June 2024) (Markovic, Halley and Cheeseman JJ)


BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY – application to set aside bankruptcy notice issued under s 41(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) – foreign currency judgment debt – where bankruptcy notice includes incorrect date for conversion of foreign currency judgment debt to Australian dollars – where bankruptcy notice includes Reserve Bank of Australia rate of currency conversion rounded to two decimal places – where rate of currency conversion is rounded down rather than rounded up – whether there is a defect or irregularity in the bankruptcy notice – whether any defect or irregularity is merely formal – where defect was merely formal – appeal allowed