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BBY duo conclude long adjourned remuneration bid

KPMG partner Stephen Vaughan. KPMG Partner Ian Hall. The interim divvie’s distributed, it’s twin awaits only delivery of a judgment reserved and now an application for remuneration – brought by BBY Limited’s liquidators Stephen Vaughan and Ian Hall in 2017 and adjourned in 2018 – has at last come to pass. “The total value . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is available…

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VA’s professional skepticism AWOL on adjournment bid

Grant Thornton’s Phil Campbell-Wilson. On the Sabbath the director gaveth, and on the Monday a judge tooketh away, though not before querying what he perceived as a lack of “professional skepticism” exhibited by one of Grant Thornton’s top insolvency and restructuring partners. The occasion was an application to adjourn a winding up hearing launched by the very recently appointed voluntary administrators (VAs) of Ming Tian…