Judgment

Pitcher pair beg Burke for pre-liquidation payout

Pitcher Partners’ Lindsay Bainbridge. Pitcher Partners’ Andrew Yeo. When the CFMEU argues that delaying liquidation advantages uptown toffs at the expense of workers, cooperation is the way to go. Certainly a collaborative approach was on show last month when Pitcher Partners Andrew Yeo and Lindsay Bainbridge headed to the Supreme Court of Victoria seeking an extension of the convening . . . Restricted Content Dear…

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FEG fought the law and the law won

PKF’s Brad Tonks. There must have been much gleeful rubbing of hands yesterday after the NSW Supreme Court of Appeal exorcised the FEG demon in respect of whether a priority creditor’s claim to circulating assets ranks ahead of a liquidator’s claim for remuneration. “The central question before the primary judge and on appeal was whether s 561 of the Act applies and, if so, whether…