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BBY duo conclude long adjourned remuneration bid

KPMG partner Stephen Vaughan. KPMG Partner Ian Hall. The interim divvie’s distributed, it’s twin awaits only delivery of a judgment reserved and now an application for remuneration – brought by BBY Limited’s liquidators Stephen Vaughan and Ian Hall in 2017 and adjourned in 2018 – has at last come to pass. “The total value . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is available…

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Ex VAs deprived of indemnity for adverse costs

Hall Chadwick’s Richard Albarran. Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence. A judge has added a lick of Bitrex to the unpalatable pill Richard Albarran and Richard Lawrence are being forced to stomach after creditors removed them as voluntary administers (VAs) of Bluechain Pty Ltd. Last Thursday Justice Jim Delaney of the Supreme Court of Victoria ordered that the Hall Chadwick pair pay the costs of an application…