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Examination proceedings brought against Linchpin Capital directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-09 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former directors of billion-dollar financial advisory firm Linchpin Capital Group will face two days of questioning in examination proceedings filed on behalf of an […]

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Ernst & Young strikes out with third party claims against failed LM Investment
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-08 11:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young, which is facing a lawsuit brought by the receiver of a managed investment fund overseen by failed financial services firm LM Investment […]

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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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Judge dismisses Ashurst partner’s dispute with ex-judge neighbour as ‘bordering on irrational’
Corporate 2019-10-03 9:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

A partner at Big Six firm Ashurst has lost his bid to stop liquidators taking control of his Point Piper home in a long-running dispute […]

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Appeals court finds ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick family’s $1 mining deal void
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-03 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that found two companies previously run by Joseph “Diamond Joe” Gutnik and his family were insolvent, ending a […]

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Liquidator of Ambient Advertising unit sues director after funding go-ahead from court
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-01 8:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The liquidator of a subsidiary of collapsed Ambient Advertising has launched legal proceedings against the company’s director after getting the all-clear from the Federal Court […]

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‘State of warfare’: Ashurst partner in legal deadlock with ex-judge neighbour in long-running Point Piper dispute
Corporate 2019-09-27 8:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has urged a partner at Big Six firm Ashurst not to “keep a fight going just because you can’t let it go”, after […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as court slams IOOF unit with $81M judgment over plantation sale
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-26 2:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees has been hit with an $80.6 million judgment after breaching its duty as trustee in the sale of a 42,000 […]

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Octaviar liquidators get court OK to reject proofs of $900M in debt by subsidiaries
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-24 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

The liquidators of failed Gold Coast investment group Octaviar have been given the thumbs up to reject over $900 million in proofs of debt from […]

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James Estate Wines liquidator wins court OK to pursue $57M lawsuit against ANZ
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-24 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The special purpose liquidator appointed to four companies in the collapsed James Estate Wines group has been given the go-ahead by a judge to enter […]

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