Lawyers

ASIC resists Salt Lake VAs’ SPA push

KPMG’s Martin Jones. With wounds still agape after the whuppin’ meted out by West Australian Supreme Court judge Kenneth Martin on December 1, one wonders what fresh hiding to nothing ASIC is on as it seeks to have three insolvency practitioners from KPMG punted as the administrators of Salt Lake Potash Limited (SLPL). At a hearing in The West Australian Supreme Court this week SLPL…

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Liquidator to pay costs despite “appropriate” defence

There’s one liquidator who must have been overjoyed last week to learn that his defence of an application to review his admittance of a proof of debt, whilst unsuccessful, was reasonable and appropriate. Being reasonable and appropriate is great to have in the bank, even if the validation is soured by orders to pay the costs of the applicant who’s challenge to your admittance of…