Bankruptcy

Trustee goes halfway in correcting judge

Telling an insolvency practitioner their application for additional remuneration is “misconceived” is like telling Bill Shorten his plan for getting the ALP into power would work if only the plan’s primary beneficiary wasn’t himself. Red rags ain’t in it. So when an eminence of the Federal Circuit Court in Tasmania told trustee Brett Harrison that his application for a modest sum of future additional remuneration…

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Trustee cops criticism but avoids suspension

Daniel Moore – BCR Advisory (Qld). Earlier this month a committee convened to determine what if any penalty should be meted out to bankruptcy trustee Daniel Moore arrived at its verdict and, appropriately, the reasons for that determination have been made public. Whilst the amiable Queenslander has been shackled with a number of restrictions, he hasn’t been stripped of his trustee’s registration. Nor has it…