ASIC

Liquidator’s ordeal in witness box ends – for now

Worrells partner Jason Bettles. While ASIC landed no killer blow yesterday Worrells partner Jason Bettles could not be said to have exited the Federal Court witness box unburdened by any remaining questions in respect of his involvement in the Members Alliance Group (MAG) and Benchmark Wealth affairs. The most obvious of those stubbornly clinging questions is why. Why did he decline to ask questions and…

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KPMG trio turn to fixer to clear them of conflict

Proposed Salt Lake Potash Limited Special Purpose Administrator Dermott McVeigh of Avior Consulting. So you concede your appointment might appear to be less than entirely free of conflict, that regulators and others are scrutinising the circumstances of said appointment and your solution is to apply to a court to appoint a special purpose administrator (SPA), whose job will include clearing you (hopefully) of any conduct…