Social/Professional

Liquidator Peter Macks loses bid to grill ASIC officers

It would have been quite a sight seeing ASIC investigators involved in the regulator’s achingly drawn out pursuit of Peter Macks cross-examined by the South Australian-based liquidator but it is not to be, with Justice John Doyle of the Supreme Court of South Australia declining to countenance such entertainments. In Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Macks [2018] SASC 132 the judge revealed how he had refused…

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Interim stats cement 2018 market leaders

Stratos Legal’s latest interim insolvency appointments rankings show the firms that were leading as at June 30 2017 are mostly maintaining their dominance in 2018. When it comes to creditors voluntary liquidations (CVLs), Worrells is leading the pack nationally thanks to its preeminence in Queensland and Victoria. It also performed strongly in New South Wales, ranking second only to Dominic Calabretta’s Mackay Goodwin which was NSW’s CVL front…