UPDATE! Insolvency Rankings – 1st half 2019/2020

Ralan Group boost: Grant Thornton’s Said Jahani. FTI Consulting’s Joanne Dunn. iNO had a stumble on Wednesday with some incomplete insolvency statistics but regrouped and today brings you the definitive breakdown for 1st half 2019/2020. Generously provided by Tony Sivaa of Sivaa Consulting, working with BTLawyers, the picture painted is familiar. Worrells is yet again front runner nationally with more than 450 appointments, including 314…

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Bankruptcy

Regulators continue jihad on practitioner compliance

COMMENT Presenting oneself as a fierce and tireless scrutiniser of insolvency practitioners is all the rage among the relevant regulators at the moment. The view among much of the bureaucracy seems to be that these highly qualified professionals cannot be trusted and only heavy regulatory shackles will prevent them from abusing their position to the detriment of all. It’s nonsense of course but regulation is…

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Litigation

Leigh to defend PPBA/Neolido fraud claim

David Leigh, the former PPB Advisory (PPBA) partner who stunned the profession after it emerged he had allegedly pinched $800,000 to pay debts, is set to stun again. In the Supreme Court of Queensland yesterday, Leigh filed a notice of intention to defend a claim for recovery of the funds, launched on February 28, 2018 by PPBA. From what can be gleaned from the document…

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