SPL

KPMG partner’s insistence “disappointing”: QNI Judge

KPMG’s Peter Gothard. Whilst the real pain of Wednesday’s judgment in Parbery & Ors v QNI Metals Pty Ltd & Ors [2020] QSC 143 will be felt by QNI’s general purpose liquidators (GPL) FTI Holdings, Queensland Supreme Court judge Debra Mullins didn’t pull any punches when it came to a couple of elements of the testimony of KPMG partner Peter Gothard. Gothard had been brought…

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Court refuses SPLs as tax conspiracy case looms

BPS Recovery’s Mitchell Ball. dVT’s Suelen McCallum. When a judge tells your barrister that their arguments invoke “medieval philosophy” it’s a good bet that you’re going to be disappointed. So it was when a group of individuals turned up in the NSW Supreme Court yesterday seeking to have special purpose liquidators (SPL) appointed to Bluemine Pty Ltd. The applicants arrived with consents from dVT Group’s…