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Harris Scarfe receivers get more time to hunt for buyer
Restructuring & Insolvency January 14, 2020 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the receivers for Harris Scarfe four more months to find buyers for 39 of the struggling department store chain’s […]

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Judge says no need to clarify referees’ role in PFAS class actions
Class Actions January 10, 2020 5:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth alleging contamination from the use of toxic firefighting foam at three naval bases has shot down […]

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‘Australia’s largest class action’ turns to bookbuilding after common fund blow
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A planned class action by Shine Lawyers, pegged as “Australia’s largest class action,” over allegedly toxic firefighting foam at eight Commonwealth military bases won’t be […]

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Judge in toxic foam class action says court not a ‘supplicant’ of the Commonwealth
Class Actions November 29, 2019 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has criticised the government’s handling of the […]

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‘The well has run dry’: Judge shoots down class action bid for internal Ford reports
Class Actions November 22, 2019 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against car maker Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmission has shot down the applicant’s request for additional discovery, […]

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Liquidator cops 10-year ban in landmark ATO case
Restructuring & Insolvency November 7, 2019 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney-based liquidator David Iannuzzi has been disqualified from serving as an insolvency practitioner for 10 years, in the first case brought by the Australian Tax […]

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Federal Court judge to go on cross-country tour for toxic foam class actions
Class Actions October 25, 2019 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee is set to go out in the field on a nationwide tour to personally inspect the military bases and surrounding […]

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Ford class action judge considers cash security in ‘war and peace of discovery’ disputes
Class Actions October 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the long-running class action over allegedly faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions has told the applicants they might need to put up considerable cash […]

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Liquidator admits ‘significant deficiencies’ and agrees to 10-year ban
Restructuring & Insolvency July 17, 2019 10:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Veritas Advisory liquidator David Iannuzzi has admitted to “quite significant deficiencies” in his conduct as a liquidator and agreed to a 10-year ban from serving […]

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Embattled ex-Quintis boss loses $13.3M sandalwood plantation loan dispute
Restructuring & Insolvency July 8, 2019 4:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Frank Wilson, solicitor and founder of failed sandalwood producer Quintis, has been ordered by a court to repay a $13.3 million loan used to invest […]

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