Regulation/Legislation

Insurer funds IP’s legals in defence and cross claim

BRI Ferrier’s David Coyne. It’s not every day a liquidator gets their legal expenses for both the defence of a claim and pursuit of a cross-claim paid for by the applicant and respondent on the other side of the dispute, but BRI Ferrier Victoria boss David Coyne currently occupies this happy place, courtesy of QBE. The uncommon state of affairs came to iNO’s attention whilst…

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Liqs defeat tax office to recover DoCA payments

Pitcher Partners’ Gess Rambaldi. Pitcher Partners’ Andrew Yeo. Pitchers Partners’ Andrew Yeo and Gess Rambaldi have extricated an unlikely victory over the Deputy Comissioner of Taxation (DCoT) in respect of payments made by a company subject to a deed of company arrangement (DoCA). As is revealed in Yeo, in the matter of Ready Kit Cabinets Pty Ltd (in liq) v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2020]…