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Event debrief by Fiona Meiklejohn, FTI Consulting The WA chapter of the Turnaround Management Association held its annual Capital Meets Turnaround event at Perth’s beautiful new Westin hotel earlier this month. This flagship event began with an outstanding technical panel session moderated by Mark Beyer of Business News and included the Hon. Cheryl Edwardes, Director...

Published 19-10-18 by Categories Banking, Companies, Event, Finance, Turnaround
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by Vaughan Strawbridge, Deloitte TMA Australia held its ‘Maximising Real Estate in a Retail Turnaround’ event in Sydney on 21 August. The discussion panel focused on the retail sector and real estate, and produced these top tips for dealing with landlords: 1. Keep it out of the media 2. Communication with Landlords early is critical...

Published 24-08-18 by Categories Companies, Event, Turnaround
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Event debrief by Courtney McLean, PwC The turnaround industry in which we operate can be challenging, demanding and stressful, putting an emphasis on our health and wellbeing. Recognising this, the TMA Australia’s NextGen committee hosted a breakfast session on mindfulness and being a mindful leader, presented by Murray Paterson, the  Potential Project – Focused Minds,...

Published 02-08-18 by Categories Companies, Management, Uncategorized
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Late last month, over 70 TMA Australia members and their guests attended the Women in Leadership breakfast hosted by Ashurst. It was a “Breakfast of dangerous ideas” and the event, facilitated by Meredith Bennett (Partner, Ashurst), addressed the question: How can diversity be achieved at the executive level? We were very grateful to have Mary...

Published 26-07-18 by Categories Companies, Event, Management, Public
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The Sydney NextGen Committee held its latest event at KPMG last month, focusing on the topic of mental health. The esteemed panel moderated by Angela Priestley (Editorial Director, ‘Women’s Agenda’) consisted of: Lucy Brogden, National Mental Health Commissioner; Yvonne Willich, in-house Psychologist at Kordamentha; Paul Howes, Partner at KPMG (and former head of the AWU);...

Published 02-07-18 by Categories Event, Management, Public, Turnaround
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Ipso facto panelist: Rowena White (Herbert Smith Freehills), Jason Tracy (Deloitte), Renee Boundy (Allens) and Margot Branson (Macquarie Group)  On Thursday 17 May 2018, the Turnaround Management Association of Australia and the Asian Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) hosted a panel to discuss the ipso facto law reforms. The stay on the operation of ipso...

Published 25-05-18 by Categories Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Legal
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by Paul Apathy, Vice President of the TMA’s NSW Committee and Partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills On 11 May 2018, TMA Australia (TMA) made a formal submission on behalf of its members to Treasury in response to its call for submissions on the ipso facto stay regime. The regime is set to come...

Published 17-05-18 by Categories Accountancy, Finance, Legal, Turnaround
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By Jason Tracy, Deloitte Event Recap – Earlier this month TMA members and their guests received a comprehensive review of the current WA economic outlook and the themes driving commerce in the near future. An audience of 70 people heard James Campbell-Sloan, Macroeconomist, from Deloitte Access Economics give an overview the forces influencing the state...

Published 30-04-18 by Categories Companies, Event, Finance, Uncategorized, World News
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TMA Member Profile Michael Sloan, Board Director of TMA Australia, Partner at Ashurst LLP, Melbourne What makes the TMA Australia great? From accountants to bankers, lawyers to hedge funds, we have involvement of all participants in the turnaround/restructuring industry in the TMA. Why or how did you get involved in TMA? An email came in...

Published 20-04-18 by Categories Banking, Finance, Turnaround, Uncategorized
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TMA Member Profile 1. How did you get involved in the TMA? Like many people, I expect, I was inspired and encouraged to get involved through others who I respect in the industry. In Australia, the TMA has established itself as a dynamic, engaging and market-leading organisation that represents a broad spectrum of turnaround industry....

Published 28-03-18 by Categories Companies, Turnaround, Uncategorized
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