Receivership

McGrathNicol trio’s “relevant non-disclosure”

McGrathNicol’s Jason Preston. It wouldn’t do to make too much of the decision of Victorian Supreme Court judicial registrar Ian Irving In the matter of ACN 168 479 614 Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (Administrators Appointed) [2020] VSC 333 (5 June 2020) but his rulings on disclosure highlight the exacting standards applied to insolvency practitioners seeking to grill directors in the witness box. As…

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Receivers at odds over residual funds

Pitcher Partners’ Bryan Hughes. Auxilium Partners’ Bob Jacobs. Over in West Australia there’s been an interesting development in the stoush between the current and former receivers of Pluton Resources over the status of, and entitlement to, so-called residual funds. In Robert Allan Jacobs as Receiver and Manager of Pluton Resources Ltd (Receiver and Manager Appointed) (In Liq) -v- Hughes [2018] WASC 414 (9 August 2019)…