Deals & Departures

Suppressed insolvency market hatching new firms

Ex RSM partner Dave Mutton – another liquidator going it alone. RSM Partner Jonathan Colbran. If liquidators leave their firms to start a new venture and take none of their appointments does that indicate that a parting was less than amicable? Not necessarily is the only appropriate reply to such rhetorical gambits but the thought occurred to iNO – as such malignancies tend to -…

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Will inquisition end as Carnell calls it quits?

Opinion Incoming Small Business Ombudsman Bruce Billson. Small Business Ombudsman and liquidator’s bane Kate Carnell. Insolvency practitioners can but hope that the persecution will end now that former Federal Minister of Small Business Bruce Billson has been anointed to replace the inquisitorial Kate Carnell as Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO). Billson did not return calls yesterday to explain how or even if…