Social/Professional

PBB Advisory moves post-PwC acquisition

An application to the Federal Court seeking to surrender insolvency appointments has shed fresh light on the fate of various PPB Advisory staff and partners following its acquisition by PwC. The judgment of Justice Kathleen Farrell in Theobald, in the matter of Bowesco Pty Ltd (in liq) [2018] FCA 1725 details how Simon Theobald and Mark Robinson recently sought orders to effect their resignations as either official liquidators or…

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10 per cent queue for liquidator reviewing gig

In what might be a sign of lean times, almost 10 per cent of Australia’s registered liquidator population has applied for a place on the reviewing liquidator panel proposed by ASIC last August. Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners (AIIP) president and Helm Advisory principal Stephen Hathway said today that the number of applicants was disclosed by ASIC during meetings this week as part of its bi-annual…