AFSA

Dixon ousted from Lonestar after AFSA intervention

Hamilton Murphy’s Stephen Dixon. The old independence bugbear never lets up it seems with AFSA recently gnawing on an apparently conflicted limb attached to registered trustee Stephen Dixon. iNO understands it was the view of the personal insolvency regulator that the Hamilton Murphy partner should not have taken an appointment as trustee of the bankrupt estate of Graeme Charles Diamond, 63 of Guanaba in Queensland,…

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AAT overrules Inspector General over trustee objection

In the decision of Jones and Inspector-General in Bankruptcy [2018] AATA 3260 (5 September 2018) the indispensability of rigour is made abundantly clear. Back in September 2016 West Australian-based bankruptcy trustee George Lopez lodged an objection under Section 149B with the Official Receiver to the discharge from bankruptcy of Yozique art aficionados, Sharon and Garrick Jones. The Melsom Robson partner resolved to lodge the objection after deciding that the now…