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‘Serious allegations’ against Pitcher Partners to be heard in NSW
Accounting 2022-08-05 10:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has denied a bid by accounting firm Pitcher Partners to transfer a $127 million lawsuit brought by the Twigg family, saying he was […]

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Silk warned by judge not to get ‘carried away’ in defamation case by bank boss Peter Schiff
Defamation 2022-08-04 11:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has cautioned senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou over her colourful description of a 60 Minutes episode at the heart of Euro Pacific Bank boss […]

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Big Un auditor convicted of failing to comply with auditing standards
Accounting 2022-08-01 11:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead auditor for Big Un’s flawed 2017 independent audit, which overstated the failed video company’s cash and cash equivalents by $8.2 million, has been […]

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NSW ICAC says pork barrelling could constitute criminal corruption
Public Corruption 2022-08-01 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Independent Commission has found that pork barrelling, in which a minister directs public funds for partisan political purposes, could sometimes amount to criminal […]

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Building giant BCEG wins $12M fraud case against former directors
Construction 2022-07-28 6:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Chinese construction and engineering firm BCEG has won a $12 million lawsuit against two former directors of an Australian subsidiary after they allegedly swindled millions […]

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Insurers off hook over coverage for CIMIC Iraq bribery cases
Insurance 2022-07-27 2:02 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has slashed engineering services firm CIMIC Group’s ten insurance claims almost in half, finding that the company failed to notify five insurers of […]

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Receivers get court OK to sell Melissa Caddick’s Dover Heights mansion
Financial Services 2022-07-25 1:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed receivers to sell the Dover Heights mansion of Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick without any distribution of proceeds, saying the sale “should […]

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Pitcher Partners looks to shut down $128M Twigg family lawsuit
Professional Negligence 2022-07-22 8:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners wants to shut down a lawsuit brought by the Twigg family alleging it helped race car driver Max Twigg misappropriate $127.8 […]

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SMBC sues Humm for $34M in worthless receivables linked to Forum Finance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-07-21 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Japanese bank SMBC has brought a $33.6M lawsuit against fintech Humm Group after its subsidiary Flexirent allegedly misled the bank about receivables under allegedly forged […]

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Alleged Ponzi schemer Chris Marco charged with 50 fraud counts
White Collar 2022-07-20 9:27 am By Cindy Cameronne

Accused Ponzi schemer Chris Marco has been hit with criminal charges after an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission found he defrauded $36.5 […]

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