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Delay sees trustee ordered to repay $180k

Trustee Tim Holden. Victorian-based bankruptcy trustee Tim Holden has had some salt rubbed into wounds inflicted earlier this year but also dodged a bullet, with a judge rejecting his opposition to the making of declarations in respect of judgments handed down earlier this year but declining to refer him for investigation to the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy. The insertion of the salt came via Pekar v…

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Liquidator fought the law and, well you know the rest

Mackay Goodwin principal Domenic Calabretta. Image courtesy Mackay Goodwin. Dominic Calabretta may have ended his obdurate resistance to efforts to replace him as liquidator of Condura Pty Ltd but the terms of the truce negotiated with his nemesis will see a final humiliation imposed upon the Mackay Goodwin founder. While the Federal Court has approved an application by the Commonwealth’s FEG Recovery Unit seeking 40…