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Max Twigg can’t escape ruling he made off with family fortune
Appeals 2022-05-04 9:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Max Twigg, race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, has lost an appeal of a judge’s finding that he misappropriated […]

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High Court deals blow to trust beneficiaries in victory for ATO
Tax 2022-04-06 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ATO has won a legal challenge over when it can claim tax from trust income, with the High Court finding beneficiaries cannot “retrospectively expunge” […]

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High Court to weigh in on peak indebtedness rule in win for Gunns liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-25 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will clarify the so-called peak indebtedness rule used by liquidators recouping payments to unsecured creditors, granting a special leave application brought by […]

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Independent candidate Zoe Daniel wins fight against council over yard signs
Courts 2022-03-23 6:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a victory for Victorian independent candidate Zoe Daniel, the state’s Supreme Court has found that promotional signs displayed on lawns did not fall foul […]

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Appeals court clarifies peak indebtedness rule in partial win for Gunns creditor
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-11 12:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An unsecured creditor of collapsed forestry giant Gunns Group has partially succeeded on appeal of a judgment that ordered repayment of $2 million that Gunns […]

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High Court to hear ATO test case over trust income disclaimers
Tax 2021-04-20 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving […]

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Court shoots down Prime Trust liquidators’ bid for global proof of debt to compensate unitholders
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-18 2:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of retirement village group Australian Property Custodian Holdings, which went into administration in 2010 owing $948 million, have had their proposal to compensate unitholders […]

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Race car driver Max Twigg appeals ruling he misappropriated $100M from family trust fund
Sports 2021-02-02 2:52 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Race car driver and former owner of the famed Byron Bay Hotel, Max Twigg, has launched an appeal of a ruling that he misappropriated around […]

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Judge backs ASIC plan to ban OTC binary options as issuers hit with $75M penalty
Financial Services 2020-10-16 4:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Over-the-counter derivative issuers AGM Markets, OT Markets and Oxifin Tech have been ordered to pay a total of $75 million in penalties after a ruling […]

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‘Sad and tragic’: Court winds up Mayfair’s IPO Wealth Fund
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-17 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge has ordered 17 companies connected to Mayfair’s “failed” IPO Wealth Fund to be wound up after finding the fund’s director put investor money […]

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