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Liquidator faked memoranda to fool ASIC

Macks Advisory’s Peter Macks. South Australian liquidator Peter Macks faked documents in an attempt to foil an ASIC investigation, a court has found. In Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Peter Ivan Macks (No.4) [2020] SASC 209 South Australian Supreme Court judge Sam Doyle said Macks had acted dishonestly and for the purpose of deceiving ASIC in respect of a memoranda Macks provided to the…

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Sacked liquidator tells CAANZ money was hers

Amanda Young. Former Jirsch Sutherland partner and liquidator Amanda Young has told a CAANZ disciplinary tribunal that almost $200,000 she took from liquidation accounts was owed to her. In June the Disciplinary Tribunal of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) heard the application of the association’s Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) for an interim suspension of Young’s membership. While Young, who did not attend the…