Public Examinations

Worrells referrer admits to conduct failure

The public examination of persons related to the failure of Waltek Industries has again exposed the vulnerabilities inherent in the referral relationship, vulnerabilities which if ignored can rebound. Louttit & Associates’ Jamieson Louttit has been conducting examinations into the curious circumstances of Waltek’s near simultaneous incorporation and failure in June 2015, assisted with funding from the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) recovery division. His predecessors on…

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Gebie Services liquidators repel challenge to examination summonses

Gebie Liquidators repel challenge on summonses

Down in South Australia, Heard Phillips principals Andrew Heard and Anthony Phillips recently fended off a challenge to summonses requiring a range of parties for examination including RSM director Matthew Gordge. The summonses were issued in early February as part of investigations into the affairs of Gebie Services, to which Heard and Phillips were appointed liquidators in June 2016 following an application to the Federal Court…