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Liquidator and lawyers prompt warning about bluster

Hall Chadwick’s Cameron Shaw. HLB Mann Judd WA principal Kim Wallman. Liquidators and lawyers are no strangers to the try on and regardless of the ratio of success, it’s a practice very much based on the idea that if nothing is ventured, nothing can possibly be gained. Trying it on in respect of claims . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is available…

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Pre-insolvency advisory fingered in phoenix judgment

PKF’s Petr Vrsecky. PKF partner Glenn Franklin. There was much hyperventilating last week after delivery of judgment in the matter of Intellicomms Pty Ltd (in liq) [2022] VSC 228 which record the first application of new laws aimed at combatting illegal phoenix activity. While it’s early days and the judgment could be overturned on appeal, few of the breathless commentators who explored this inaugural application…