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Judge joins twin actions against Forge directors and auditors
Restructuring & Insolvency September 5, 2019 12:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has consolidated two concurrent cases against the former directors and auditors of collapsed construction company Forge Group, after warning the overlapping actions needed […]

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‘This pleading is a mess’: Judge slams liquidators’ case against Forge directors and auditors
Restructuring & Insolvency August 16, 2019 4:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has sent insolvency firm Ferrier Hodgson back to the drawing board to redraft its pleadings against the former directors and auditors of collapsed […]

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‘Nothing more than a witch hunt’: Clive Palmer agrees to multimillion dollar Queensland Nickel settlement
Restructuring & Insolvency August 6, 2019 8:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mining magnate Clive Palmer says he feels “vindicated” after reaching a multimillion dollar settlement that resolves the majority of claims brought against him following the […]

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Judge rejects ‘arguably excessive’ funder’s commission in KPMG class action
Class Actions July 31, 2019 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a proposed common fund order in the settled KPMG class action, saying the funder’s commission was “arguably excessive” and could result […]

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Grant Thornton steps up as contradictor in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions July 25, 2019 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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Judge urges Grant Thornton to consider Chinese wall in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions July 22, 2019 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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KPMG promotes first Australian to global head of legal services
People In The News July 24, 2019 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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Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill for running KPMG class action in limbo
Class Actions July 12, 2019 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 June 28, 2019 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 June 20, 2019 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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