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Will inquisition end as Carnell calls it quits?

Opinion Incoming Small Business Ombudsman Bruce Billson. Small Business Ombudsman and liquidator’s bane Kate Carnell. Insolvency practitioners can but hope that the persecution will end now that former Federal Minister of Small Business Bruce Billson has been anointed to replace the inquisitorial Kate Carnell as Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO). Billson did not return calls yesterday to explain how or even if…

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SPL gunning for dVT duo

Approved and funded to pursue: SPL Giles Woodgate. Sydney liquidator Giles Woodgate has won backing to pursue dVT Consulting duo Suelen McCallum and Riad Tayeh for possible breach of contract or negligence. In the matter of ACN 152 546 453 Pty Ltd (Formerly Hemisphere Technologies Pty Ltd (In Liq)) [2020] NSWSC 270 NSW Supreme court judge Arthur Emmett this week agreed to extend Woodgate’s powers…