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PKF’s Hancock prevails in curious SPL case

BRI Ferrier’s Andrew Cummins. PKFs’ Trent Hancock. You have to admire the nerve of a director who demands a special purpose liquidator (SPL) stump up $150,000 in security for costs ahead of proceedings brought by the SPL against the director for allegedly stripping his company of assets before executing a phoenix. Such nerve however is on display In the matter of 77738930144 Pty Limited (in…

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SX Projects liquidator resigned after threats

It was just before the May 21, 2018 annual meeting of creditors of failed builder SX Projects that incumbent liquidator Geoff Reidy was approached by several individuals wanting a quiet word. Intrigued, Reidy agreed to the impromptu chat with the men, who one of INO’s sources described as being of South Pacific islander appearance. Once away from prying ears and eyes however, it became clear that they weren’t…