Public Examinations

Frisken flayed for preferring preferences

O’Brien Palmer’s Daniel Frisken. O’Brien Palmer’s Daniel Frisken might be feeling a little uneasy after NSW Supreme Court judge Kate Williams this week refused his application seeking to claw back $740,000 in preferences paid to the ATO by labour hire company Pacific Steelfixing Pty Ltd (Pacific). This is because In the matter of Pacific Steelfixing Pty Ltd [2021] NSWSC 655 the judge described as not…

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Ex-staff flung under the bus as bosses get grilled

Struck-off liquidator David Iannuzzi. Former Veritas Advisory director Steve Naidenov. The public examination conducted by Brooke Bird’s Robyn Erskine over the last month has been instructive on multiple levels. For a start, it’s put ex-liquidator David Iannuzzi in the witness box for the second time in as many months. That’s an ordeal Iannuzzi might have thought he’d avoided when in November last year Federal Court…