Litigation

Kordas resisting shareholder move on Arrium boss

Squire Patton Boggs’ Amanda Banton. An interesting stoush has broken out between Arrium deed administrators (DAs) KordaMentha and Arrium shareholders seeking to publicly examine former director Colin Galbraith. Back in May a Registrar of the NSW Supreme Court issued an examination summons to Galbraith on the application of two shareholders represented by Amanda Banton from Squire Patton Boggs (SPB). Banton’s involvement indicates there’s likely a…

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Reidy repels accusers but denied indemnity vengeance

Rodgers Reidy director Geoff Reidy. The plaintiff directors of Zamora Homes have dropped their bid to appoint a special purpose liquidator (SPL) to the company and may consider themselves fortunate to have escaped orders that they pay indemnity costs to Geoff Reidy, the incumbent they sought to supplant. At the beginning of a hearing in the NSW Supreme Court yesterday, Justice Ashley Black heard that…