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Judge baulks at funder’s 70% commission for case over NewSat collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-04-19 3:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NewSat investor Rockgold Holdings has lost its bid to appoint a special purpose liquidator to run a lawsuit against eight major banks after a judge […]

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ASIC’s penalty against Squirrel Super ‘might be a bit light on’, court says
Financial Services 2022-03-15 3:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned the $55,000 penalty jointly proposed by the parties in ASIC’s case against fintech company Squirrel Super over misleading statements about returns […]

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HWL Ebsworth’s boss can’t slug former partner with costs in case over failed IPO
Business of Law 2022-02-21 10:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Managing partner of HWL Ebsworth Juan Martinez has lost his bid for an order for costs against a former capital partner in a $4.4 million […]

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PwC hit with $43M negligence lawsuit by failed VET provider Cornerstone
Professional Negligence 2021-11-17 4:06 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is facing claims of professional negligence by insolvent tertiary education provider Cornerstone for allegedly assisting the company’s former director in overstating the […]

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All HWL Ebsworth partners to be named in ex-partner’s $4.4M lawsuit
Business of Law 2021-10-22 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge won’t make HWL Ebsworth managing partner Juan Martinez the representative defendant in a former partner’s $4.4 million lawsuit against the firm, saying Martinez’ […]

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HWL Ebsworth’s Juan Martinez wants all partners named in lawsuit, not just him
Business of Law 2021-06-21 3:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The managing partner of HWL Ebsworth, who has been targeted in a lawsuit by a former equity partner over the law firm’s aborted IPO, is […]

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HWL Ebsworth partner sacked ahead of failed IPO so others could pocket more, court told
Business of Law 2021-05-20 5:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

National law firm HWL Ebsworth expelled a former equity partner ahead of its failed initial public offering specifically so he would not participate in the […]

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HWL Ebsworth sued by former equity partner excluded from failed IPO
Business of Law 2021-03-24 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth has been hit with a second lawsuit filed over its failed IPO, with a former equity partner accusing the law firm of excluding […]

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‘Bit of a stretch’: Judge looks dimly on Squirrel’s defence in ASIC case
Financial Services 2021-03-12 4:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned fintech company Squirrel Super’s defence in ASIC’s case alleging it made false and misleading statements about returns on property investments, saying […]

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HR company loses fight with tax office after paying debt with wrong EFT number
Tax 2020-10-06 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The director of a defunct HR company has lost his bid to avoid paying a $384,000 tax bill after hundreds of thousands of dollars were […]

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