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Arrest warrant issued for Forum founder Bill Papas
White Collar 2021-10-20 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Forum Finance founder Bill Papas for contempt of court for allegedly transferring $720,000 out of one […]

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Westpac to serve Forum’s Bill Papas by text message after securing Greek phone number
Financial Services 2021-10-06 12:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac will serve court documents, including a motion for contempt, on Forum founder Bill Papas by text message after securing a Greek mobile number for […]

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Westpac wants contempt conviction against Forum’s Bill Papas but can’t find him
White Collar 2021-10-01 6:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac wants Forum Finance founder Bill Papas held in contempt of court, but the bank has hit a snag in serving its motion on the […]

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Forum Finance director faces $300,000 legal bill, can’t mount defence, court told
Financial Services 2021-09-22 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Forum Finance director is unable to file a defence against Westpac’s $400 million fraud case because his former solicitor has refused to hand over […]

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Contingency fee law to blame for failure of first class action GCO bid
Class Actions 2021-09-16 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling this week that rejected the first application for a group costs order in a class action because the applicants were better off with […]

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Judge rejects first ever bid for contingency fees in class action
Class Actions 2021-09-14 9:57 am By Christine Caulfield

Saying the interests of class action members “must be given primacy”, a judge has rejected the first bid for a group costs order in a […]

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NSW Police launch investigation into Forum Finance
Financial Services 2021-09-13 2:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Police have commenced an investigation into Forum Finance and director Bill Papas, which have been accused by Westpac, French investment bank Societe Generale […]

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Forum Finance liquidators win court ok to sell $1.2M luxury yacht
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-09-03 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Forum Finance have won court approval to sell a $1.2 million Mangusta luxury yacht as well as 12 properties owned by various companies […]

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Judge freezes Forum Finance director’s worldwide assets
Financial Services 2021-08-27 5:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has expanded a freezing order over assets owned by Forum Finance director Vincenzo Tesoriero to include property outside Australia, including a yacht in […]

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Forum directors funnelled millions to buy luxury cars, jewellery and racehorses, court told
Financial Services 2021-08-11 7:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has released further details of its fraud claim against Bill Papas, founder of the Forum Group of Companies, painting a picture of an elaborate […]

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