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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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Law firms earned $68M for defending lawsuits over collapse of Dick Smith
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-11 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms and barristers who defended former Dick Smith directors in sprawling litigation over the failure of the electronics retailer earned close to $68 […]

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NAB, HSBC should pay for Dick Smith receivers’ court loss, judge hears
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-12-15 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and HSBC should be “jointly and severally liable” to pay a portion of the costs of a failed case brought by Dick […]

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NAB wins $43M judgment against ex-Dick Smith director but receivers walk away empty handed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-15 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has awarded $43 million to National Australia Bank in its lawsuit against former directors of failed retailer Dick Smith, but threw out claims […]

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ICAP scolded for ‘interlocutory skirmishes’ in employee poaching spat
Employment 2019-08-14 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised two units of global finance firm TP ICAP Group for “unnecessary and over technical interlocutory skirmishes” as they seek damages from […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions 2019-07-08 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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Ex-James Estate Wines boss ‘manufactured’ evidence in $14M dispute with ANZ, court says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-07-05 5:24 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed failed winemaker David James’ latest bid to overturn a $14 million guarantor judgment against him and in favour of ANZ, saying […]

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Ex-James Estate Wines boss takes another shot at ANZ in $14M dispute
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-20 9:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

Failed winemaker David James has launched a fresh bid to overturn a $14 million judgment for ANZ against him, telling a court he is still […]

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Court approves investors’ takeover of Angas Securities
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-17 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a scheme of arrangement which will see investors take a 70 per cent stake in troubled fund manager Angas Securities, […]

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