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Walton liquidator next in line to sue NAB, former director
Restructuring & Insolvency September 19, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidator appointed to investigate a class action over Walton Construction’s collapse is now looking to file his own case against National Australia Bank, the […]

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Contractors file $78M class action against NAB, Walton Construction
Class Actions September 13, 2019 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of contractors have launched a $78 million class action against National Australia Bank, two insolvent units of Waltons Australia and the company’s director, […]

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Walton liquidators target restructuring group that helped director avoid $18M in debt obligations
Restructuring & Insolvency September 12, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of failed construction company Walton Construction are seeking to reinstate and then wind up a unit of restructuring advisory firm Mawson Group, which […]

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Judge gives ACCC go-ahead to continue case against insolvent Jump
Competition & Consumer Protection September 10, 2019 10:40 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid to continue proceedings against the insolvent operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its […]

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Property developer Ralan Group faces potential class action over collapse
Class Actions September 9, 2019 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

William Roberts Lawyers and an unnamed litigation funder are investigating potential claims by property purchasers and investors against Ralan Group after the developer entered administration […]

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Judge hands win to Starcom liquidator over insolvent trading period
Restructuring & Insolvency September 9, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two former directors of collapsed business and IT solutions provider Starcom Group have failed in their attempt to toss a referee’s report that found the […]

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Liquidators can find some Plutus workers’ claims not a priority, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency September 9, 2019 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The liquidators of Plutus Payroll Australia, the company at the heart of a high profile $105 million tax fraud, can determine that claims made during […]

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Chilled meals deal gets frosty reception from ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection September 5, 2019 12:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator is opposing a deal to combine two of Australia’s largest manufacturers of chilled ready meals, and fired a warning shot to companies […]

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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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Cross-border cooperation: Federal Court considers ‘classic candidate’ for coordination with High Court of New Zealand
Expert Insights September 2, 2019 10:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

On 22 August 2019, the Federal Court of Australia delivered a judgment that provides guidance on the framework within which cross-border cooperation between courts located […]

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