Lawyers

Familiar faces in Fearndale fight

A spat over control of Fearndale Holdings‘ shale quarry has flushed out a real crowd from the world of insolvency and the sometimes connected world of individuals who’ve captured the attention of the ATO. Back in May 2018 Balance Insolvency’s Tim Cook was appointed voluntary administrator of Fearndale Holdings which has some claim to the quarry at Luddenham in Sydney’s west. This week the Supreme Court heard…

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Ides of March toll as appeals fall FEG’s way

In the space of a few weeks in March Australia’s courts have delivered three verdicts that will only embolden the zealous litigators of the Department of Employment’s FEG Recovery Unit, who could hardly have been accused of timidity prior to the fortuitous trifecta of appellant outcomes so recently handed down. The chest thumping would’ve been longest and loudest on Wednesday evening this week after a Full…