Receivership

Familiar faces in Fearndale fight

A spat over control of Fearndale Holdings‘ shale quarry has flushed out a real crowd from the world of insolvency and the sometimes connected world of individuals who’ve captured the attention of the ATO. Back in May 2018 Balance Insolvency’s Tim Cook was appointed voluntary administrator of Fearndale Holdings which has some claim to the quarry at Luddenham in Sydney’s west. This week the Supreme Court heard…

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Litigation funders reluctant while receivers rule

Availability of and access to litigation funders is one of the biggest challenges for liquidators and while funder numbers have swelled in recent years it doesn’t mean the dollars are easier to find. Liquidator Michael Hird has spent considerable time trying to attract a backer willing to underwrite examinations of some of the directors of the failed Allmine Group, a search outlined in convenient detail…