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‘No brainer’ that Arrium was failing when directors drew down funds, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-08-02 11:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Several lenders have appealed a ruling that found they failed to prove steel giant Arrium falsified representations on loan drawdown notices ahead of its $2.8 […]

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SMBC sues Humm for $34M in worthless receivables linked to Forum Finance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-07-21 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Japanese bank SMBC has brought a $33.6M lawsuit against fintech Humm Group after its subsidiary Flexirent allegedly misled the bank about receivables under allegedly forged […]

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Bill Papas’ girlfriend hits back at Westpac’s case over alleged $294M fraud
White Collar 2022-05-11 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Bill Papas’ girlfriend Louise Agostino has hit back at Westpac’s lawsuit accusing her of involvement in the Forum Group director’s alleged $294 million fraud, denying […]

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‘Fugitive’ Bill Papas entitled to protect lawyer’s notes, court told
White Collar 2022-04-13 4:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for Forum Finance director Bill Papas has argued the alleged fraudster should be able to shield documents held by his former lawyer under […]

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Westpac stalls on extradition of Forum Finance’s Bill Papas
White Collar 2022-03-10 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has yet to commence extradition proceedings against Forum Finance director Bill Papas due to concerns that the alleged fraudster may face only contempt charges […]

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Forum director Tesoriero questions sale of Papas’ Sydney residence
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Forum Finance director Vince Tesoriero has raised concerns about the validity of the sale of a $4 million home in Sydney inner-West suburb Rozelle where […]

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Bill Papas’ cousin denies Westpac claims over $720,000 payment
White Collar 2022-01-13 6:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Forum Finance director Bill Papas’ cousin has hit back at Westpac’s allegations he wrongfully received $720,000 from the alleged fraudster in violation of freezing orders […]

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Arrium lenders hit with extra costs after rejecting $10M settlement offers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-07 11:27 am By Bianca Hrovat

A group of banks that failed to prove steel giant Arrium falsified representations on loan drawdown notices ahead of its $2.8 billion collapse have been […]

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Forum liquidators sue to wind up entity that got $2.6M in Bill Papas ‘loans’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-12-20 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

Forum Group’s liquidators are seeking to wind up an entity owned by founder Bill Papas that received over $2.6 in “loans” from the alleged fraudster, […]

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Former CFO dragged into Westpac’s $294M fraud case against Forum Group
Financial Services 2021-12-07 11:45 am By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of beleaguered Forum Group has been dragged into a lawsuit by Westpac seeking to recoup $294 million in funds paid […]

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