Referrers

Abuse of process challenge to VAs’ appointment

Cor Cordis partner Alan Walker. When voluntary administrators are appointed almost six weeks after winding up proceedings are commenced, you can guarantee that those seeking a liquidation will consider attacking the appointment as an abuse of process. Such is the situation Cor Cordis couple Alan Walker and Andre Lakomy have found themselves in after accepting an appointment as VAs of CGA (Aust) Pty Ltd on…

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Intelara imbroglio reinforces rule: know thy referrer

FTI Consulting’s Joanne Dunn. FTI Consulting’s Joanne Dunn may well be ruing the day she agreed to an appointment as liquidator of engineering firm Intelara. Prior to her appointment in December 2015 pre-insolvency advisors had persuaded the Intelara directors to undertake what courts say was described to the directors as a “legal phoenix”. The subsequent involvement of the FEG Recovery Unit – which had Palisade…