Receivership

Deloitte trio dodge inquiry bullet, for now

Deloitte partner Matthew Donnelly. Three Deloitte restructuring and insolvency partners have gone within a whisker of being ordered to submit to a conduct inquiry but remain potentially at risk after a judge of the Federal Court last week left the way open for the plaintiff in the proceedings to continue its pursuit. Orders made by Justice Michael Feutrill last week mean West Australian electricity generator…

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Hall Chadwick VAs repel KordaMentha challenge

Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence. KordaMentha’s Richard Tucker. It might be thought wise to never let someone who’s after your job address those who’ve assembled to decide your fate, but Richard Lawrence risked it yesterday when he temporarily vacated the chairman’s seat at the first meeting of creditors of Balmaine Gold Pty Ltd. The partner from the Hall Chadwick Melbourne practice made the decision some two…