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Herbert Smith Freehills says Arrium lenders ‘a million miles away’ from properly run case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-04 6:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has attacked a lawsuit brought by a group of lenders against collapsed steel giant Arrium, rejecting claims that $430 million […]

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Former Arrium group treasurer rejects liquidators’ ‘infected’ insolvency case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-03 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former group treasurer of collapsed steel giant Arrium has hit back at claims brought by the company’s liquidators that it was trading while insolvent, […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills warned Arrium of insolvent trading risk, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-02 5:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Doomed iron and steel giant Arrium attempted to stave off its inevitable $2.8 billion collapse and put off negotiating with its lenders until the last […]

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Financial adviser drops defence in ASIC’s bad advice case against IOOF unit
Financial Services 2021-03-02 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former financial planner of IOOF unit RI Advice, who has been accused by ASIC of pocketing hefty commissions from clients steered to risky investments, […]

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Arrium ‘bled cash’ from banks prior to $2.8B collapse, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-01 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Directors of steel producer Arrium continued to borrow money from “vulnerable” lenders in the months prior to the company’s $2.8 billion collapse and “bled cash” […]

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Fair trial may not be possible for adviser targeted by ASIC in IOOF unit case, court told
Financial Services 2021-03-01 9:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

A financial adviser at the centre of ASIC’s bad advice case against an IOOF unit might mount an argument that a fair trial is not […]

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ASIC proves prescient with failure of mediation on eve of IOOF trial
Financial Services 2021-02-26 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s warning about the futility of mediation with an IOOF subsidiary has proved prophetic, with talks last week failing to resolve the regulator’s case ahead […]

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Judge ‘tempted’ to allow Arrium liquidator to give expert evidence at trial
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-11 3:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has indicated that he will allow Arrium Group’s liquidator to give expert evidence at an upcoming trial in proceedings against the steel giant’s […]

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Barrister settles lawsuit over client loss in $24.5M property spat
Trials 2021-02-04 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victorian barrister has reached a settlement on the eve of trial in a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit brought by a former client who […]

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Death causes six-month delay of trial in Merck, Pfizer vaccine patent dispute
Intellectual Property 2021-02-03 5:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has delayed a 15-day hearing in a pneumococcal vaccine patent dispute between Merck Sharp & Dohme and Pfizer after the sudden death […]

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