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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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Tucker & Cowen didn’t enter binding settlement with client in negligence case, court finds
Professional Negligence 2021-04-09 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has rejected claims by a former client of Tucker & Cowen that the law firm entered into a binding settlement of $150,000 to […]

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Tucker Cowen hit with unfair dismissal lawsuit by senior counsel
Employment 2020-11-25 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Brisbane-based law firm Tucker Cowen and three of its principals are facing an unfair dismissal case by a former special counsel who exited the firm […]

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Equititrust lawsuit on shaky ground after judge rejects Vannin’s choice of security
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-03 5:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The receivers for funds manager Equititrust, who are suing the name partners of law firm Tucker & Cowen, have failed in their bid to have […]

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ASIC wins High Court appeal over meaning of corporate ‘officer’
Appeals 2020-03-11 12:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has scored a victory before the High Court, with the court unanimously finding that under the Corporations Act the […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling dooms Tucker & Cowen partner’s costs bid
Business of Law 2020-01-10 11:30 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has slashed the costs awarded to a Tucker & Cowen name partner in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of failed fund manager […]

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Tucker & Cowen loses second bid to dodge $17.5M Equititrust case
Legal Ethics 2019-10-07 12:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two name partners at law firm Tucker & Cowen have lost another attempt to dismiss a case brought against them by the receivers of failed […]

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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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