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Forum Group director stuck overseas after testing positive for COVID-19, court hears
Financial Services 2021-07-15 10:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of the Forum Group companies accused of a $360 million fraud involving at least three major banks can’t return to Australia from Greece […]

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In third bank action brought over Forum Finance scandal, SMBC seeks $99M 
Financial Services 2021-07-14 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Japanese banking giant SMBC has emerged as the latest lender with exposure to an alleged fraud carried out by Sydney-based Forum Finance, with proceedings filed […]

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Fund manager demands $90M from directors of collapsed property developer Steller
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-12 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Australian funds manager One Investment Group is seeking to recoup almost $90 million in debts allegedly owed by three former directors of […]

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Forum Finance placed in liquidation, with ‘peripatetic’ director still abroad
Financial Services 2021-07-09 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ordered the winding up of Forum Finance, which has been accused by Westpac and French investment bank Societe Generale of a […]

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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Forum Finance boss headed back to Australia to face $263M fraud claims, court hears
Financial Services 2021-07-07 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The director of Forum Finance, which has been accused by Westpac and Societe Generale of a $263 million fraud, is in Europe and will return […]

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Halifax auditor pleads guilty to criminal charges over auditing breaches
Accounting 2021-07-07 9:29 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The auditor of stockbroker Halifax Investment Services, whose 2008 collapse left around $200 million in client funds trapped, has pleaded guilty to the first criminal […]

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Former Arrium directors point finger at KPMG in class action defence
Class Actions 2021-07-06 2:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Four executives of the failed Arrium have named auditor KPMG as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in defending a shareholder class action over a $754 million capital […]

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Arrium settlement was a ‘substantial compromise’, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-05 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement reached in a lawsuit by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors accused of insolvent trading has been […]

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Bob Jane T-Marts CEO loses challenge to liquidator’s examination
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-23 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CEO of Bob Jane T-Marts has failed to halt his public examination by the liquidator of the firm Last Lap, which is currently involved […]

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