Public Examinations

Liquidator to pay NRL costs as summonses set aside

Anequity principal Andrew Needham. Sydney liquidator Andrew Needham may be ruing the day he consented to act as liquidator of a company with potential claims against the National Rugby League (NRL) in the wake of judgment In the matter of Newheadspace Pty Limited (in liq) [2020] NSWSC 173. On Wednesday NSW Supreme Court judge Kelly Rees ordered that examination summonses issued to NRL chief executive…

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Material non-disclosure costs trustee

Pitcher Partners’ Paul Weston. Pitcher Partners partner Paul Weston has gained some useful intel in regards to disclosure and examination summonses for those playing their trade in the personal insolvency space, though not without cost. This week the Federal Court agreed with a former bankrupt and his wife that examination summonses requiring them to attend the court for questioning should be set aside on the…