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Trustee resigned before committee hearing

Peter Dinoris: resigned before disciplinary hearing Queensland practitioner Peter Dinoris, who had been due to face a disciplinary committee, has resigned as a trustee in bankruptcy on health grounds according to a statement by the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) this week. “On Monday 17 June 2019, having received evidence concerning the health of Mr Peter Dinoris, the Inspector-General accepted Mr Dinoris’ voluntary resignation as…

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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…