Liquidators

For Bettles or Worse ASIC seeks life ban

Worrells partner Jason Bettles. The corporate regulator has returned to the fray in its ongoing campaign to rub out Jason Bettles, calling for the Worrells partner to be stripped of his liquidator’s ticket and banned for life. In a 160 page Statement of Claim filed in the Federal Court last week, ASIC alleges that Bettles’ conduct in respect of the Members Alliance Group of Companies…

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Air-con failure not the only reason examinees fuming

Brooke Bird’s Robyn Erskine. There were testy exchanges in Federal Court room 19B yesterday, and it wasn’t just the examinees being put to question by counsel for Brooke Bird’s Robyn Erskine who were getting hot under the collar as the air conditioning failed. More than once barrister Scott Aspinall remarked about the oppressive atmosphere in the court where he has been grilling individuals associated with…