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Judge dismisses bid for leave to sue liquidators

dVT’s Riad Tayeh dVT’s Antony de Vries There’s a line in the television series Mad Men where Roger Sterling of fictional advertising agency Sterling Cooper says: “advertising’s a great business, except for the clients”. Some Liquidators might feel that sentiment could equally apply to the business of insolvency, except “clients” – at least in the case of dVT founders Anton de Vries and Riad Tayeh…

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Liquidator in limbo – what’s with those agreed facts?

KPMG’s Stephen Vaughan. KPMG’s Gayle Dickerson. Back in mid-July liquidator David Iannuzzi was scheduled to endure three days of gruelling questioning in a Federal Court witness box. The examination was to be the start of the penultimate battle in a war of attrition that began back in September 2017 when the Commissioner of Taxation (CoT) filed a 92-page originating process that listed a most egregious…