Costs

Accidental deregistration costs embattled IP $10k

Amos Insolvency’s Peter Amos. Last week iNO revealed that Peter Amos was one of two liquidators being subjected to the scrutiny of an external reviewing liquidator (RevLiq) from ASIC’s panel. This week we learned that it’s not just an ASIC-backed RevLiq that has questions for the south-west Sydney-based IP. During a hearing in the Federal Court on Wednesday we heard how PwC’s redoubtable Scott duo…

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QLD liq stung by $150k in adverse costs

Vincents’ Nick Combis. Vincents partner Nick Combis has found himself on the wrong side of an adverse costs order after the creditor he was pursuing persuaded a judge that her preferences were protected. In Queensland Quarry Group Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) & Anor v Cosgrove [2019] QDC 26 Combis, in his capacity as liquidator of QQG, sought to retrieve more than $350,000 received by a…