Judgment

Liquidator Peter Macks loses bid to grill ASIC officers

It would have been quite a sight seeing ASIC investigators involved in the regulator’s achingly drawn out pursuit of Peter Macks cross-examined by the South Australian-based liquidator but it is not to be, with Justice John Doyle of the Supreme Court of South Australia declining to countenance such entertainments. In Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Macks [2018] SASC 132 the judge revealed how he had refused…

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Trustee ticked off for potential privacy breach

Cor Cordis Melbourne partner Daniel Juratowitch has come in for some stick from Federal Circuit Court judge Heather Riley but given the lack of engagement by the bankrupt over an extended period, it’s hard not to sympathise. Juratowitch was appointed trustee of the bankrupt’s estate on December 13, 2016. On April 27, 2018 she applied to have the order sequestering her estate set aside. The…