Public Examinations

Settlement of contempt by SPL no barrier to courts

Kroll special advisor Steve Parbery. You couldn’t make it up. A mining magnate’s nephew on the run in Eastern Europe, in contempt of court for failing to show for public examination by a special purpose liquidator (SPL), the SPL settling the contempt case; and the courts then stepping in to pursue it. ” … on about 6 June 2016, Mr Mensink departed Australia for a…

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Erskine giving examinees the hot and cold treatment

Brooke Bird’s Robyn Erskine. The temperature in Federal Court 19B went from too hot to too cold between last Friday and Monday this week but for the examinees summonsed to appear by liquidator Robyn Erskine, the chill did little to improve their recall. Central to the Brooke Bird principal’s investigation into North Shore Property Developments Pty Ltd are events that go back to 2014 but…