Deals & Departures

Deed of Assignment a first for Deputy Commissioner

Minter Ellison’s Michael Hughes. Told the court he had been advised the deed of assignment with the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation was a first. Firsts are generally worth a mention and Sydney liquidator Steve Nicols has reportedly chalked up such a milestone by entering into a deed of assignment that transfers a cause of action in the winding up of Anatax Pty Ltd to the…

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Virgin – VA’s rivals riled and claiming conflicts

Deloitte’s Vaughan Strawbridge. KordaMentha’s Mark Korda. As significant a news story as Deloitte’s appointment as voluntary administrators (VAs) of Virgin Australia Group is, it pales beside the unsubstantiated scuttlebutt upon which iNO routinely latches like a vengeful lamprey with a surfeit of monarchs. Simply put, the mail going around is that KordaMentha co-founder Mark Korda is less than impressed at being overlooked for this historic…