Adjourned first meeting puts replacement VA on hold

JP Downey & Co’s Jim Downey. Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence. A funny thing happened last week. Whoever chaired the first meeting of creditors of Bluechain Pty Ltd adjourned it without creditors voting on the usual resolutions in respect of whether or not to form a committee of inspection and retain or replace the administrators. Inquiries directed to Bluechain’s incumbent appointees did not elicit a reply….

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Old mates, tax and Texans

Gavin Morton. There’s always potential for things to go a tad awry when your appointor’s an old mate and a tad awry is one way to describe how the liquidation of Screaming Eagle Pty Ltd’s panned out for Gavin Morton. Queensland-based Morton accepted an appointment as liquidator of the company in late 2016 from Screaming Eagle’s then director, Stuart Alan Dreves of Seaforth in Sydney….