Deals & Departures

Sheahan and Lock secure compromise on BCI debts

John Sheahan and Ian Locke have obtained the imprimatur of the Federal Court for a deal which will see significant sums paid to the Australian Tax Office (ATO). The deal represents a partial settlement of the long running BCI Finances dispute, but in his judgment of September 28, 2018 Justice Richard White was at pains to remind the South-Australian-based practitioners that if this deal goes sour it’s…

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PwC/PPBA – RLs make partner but staff await offers

It may well come down to differing definitions of what constitutes a partner but however a firm structures itself, almost a third of PPB Advisory (PPBA) partners will no longer enjoy the cache the term confers once their company is formally absorbed into the professional services collectivate of PwC on August 1, 2018. Sources revealed yesterday that while 30 of PPBA’s 33 partners will be moving to PwC,…