Regulation/Legislation

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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Mass request a reminder that Amerind ain’t over

FEG Recovery Unit Director Henry Carr. The Commonwealth is coming and in hindsight the mass of request for information letters sent to registered liquidators (RegLiqs) recently by the FEG Recovery Unit should not surprise. Once FEG’s view on corporate trustees and circulating assets was vindicated by the High Court, as it was last June in: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth…