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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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Former MFS boss gets 10% off penalty for $147.5M misappropriation
Appeals 2019-06-18 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has trimmed 10% off a $300,000 penalty against the former CEO of failed Gold Coast finance company MFS Group, after he successfully argued […]

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High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’ under Corporations Act
Appeals 2019-05-21 2:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted ASIC special leave to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Judge won’t toss $17.5M Equititrust lawsuit against Tucker & Cowen
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-03-19 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A name partner at law firm Tucker & Cowen and the firm itself have lost their bid for summary dismissal of a lawsuit brought by […]

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ASIC asks High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’
Corporate 2019-01-16 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking approval from the High Court to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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MFS execs lose appeal over $147.5M in misused funds
Financial Services 2018-12-18 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former executives of failed Gold Coast finance company MFS Group have lost their challenge to a ruling that they misappropriated $147.5 million in funds […]

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Ex-ASIC investigator grilled over $700K fee in Pearls class action
Securities 2018-02-13 8:03 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A Queensland barrister and former ASIC investigator gathering evidence for a class action by more than 30,000 investors in the enormous Pearls Ponzi scam has […]

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