FEG

Liquidators lashed after staff lose redundancy

Joe Hayes of Wexted Advisers. Wexted Advisors Andrew McCabe. Liquidators Joe Hayes and Andrew McCabe have copped a bollicking from Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) senior member Chris Puplick for what might qualify as the sin of disinterest. As is revealed in the recent decision of Tjoputra and Secretary, Attorney-General’s Department [2021] AATA 1596 the Wexted Advisors pair didn’t inform two employees of Object Consulting Pty…

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Intelara imbroglio reinforces rule: know thy referrer

FTI Consulting’s Joanne Dunn. FTI Consulting’s Joanne Dunn may well be ruing the day she agreed to an appointment as liquidator of engineering firm Intelara. Prior to her appointment in December 2015 pre-insolvency advisors had persuaded the Intelara directors to undertake what courts say was described to the directors as a “legal phoenix”. The subsequent involvement of the FEG Recovery Unit – which had Palisade…