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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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The top ranking insolvency practices of 2017

2017 is done, the numbers have come in and names of note appear among those firms that snared the lion’s share of external administrations (exad) in the year just gone. According to a table of top performers assembled by lawyer Bruce Pasetti’s Stratos Legal, the firm that scooped the largest number of voluntary administrations (VAs) in NSW last year was Domenic Calabretta’s Mackay Goodwin, which notched up…