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Grant Thornton steps up as contradictor in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-07-25 8:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Grant Thornton has thrown off prior concerns and agreed to take on the dual role of scheme administrator of a confidential settlement by […]

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KPMG promotes first Australian to global head of legal services
People In The News 2019-07-24 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former King & Wood Mallesons managing partner Stuart Fuller will take the reins of KPMG’s global legal services division, the first Australian at the helm […]

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Judge urges Grant Thornton to consider Chinese wall in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-07-22 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

The settlement of the Discovery Metals investor class action against KPMG has experienced another setback, after scheme administrator Grant Thornton flagged a potential conflict of […]

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Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill for running KPMG class action in limbo
Class Actions 2019-07-12 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused to approve Piper Alderman’s $3.5 million in legal fees charged for running a class action against KPMG, appointing Grant Thornton as […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-28 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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Funder takes all in Equititrust settlement with KPMG, creditors get nothing
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-20 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The approval of a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG has been postponed to allow time to notify creditors […]

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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions 2019-05-31 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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KPMG settles lawsuits by Equititrust liquidators accusing accounting firm of negligence
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-28 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Gold Coast fund manager Equititrust are seeking court approval of a confidential settlement of two proceedings brought against KPMG for allegedly failing […]

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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions 2019-05-28 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions 2019-05-27 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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