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SPL bid founders as judge queries “onerous” fee

WLP Restructuring’s Glenn Livingstone. Hall Chadwick partner Sule Arnautovic. Coming before a judge with an incompletely charted special purpose liquidator (SPL) application must be considered to be a fraught exercise. But when the aspiring SPL’s proposed funder also demands an ogre-sized serving of any proceeds of litigation well, why bother incurring the filing fee? In this case those applicants – Philip King’s Rockgold Holdings and…

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Hall Chadwick duo backing controversial compromise

Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence. Every pandemic has a silver lining and Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence and Richard Albarran may see an advantage in the fact that meetings are being held remotely as they prepare to put a controversial debt compromise to creditors of failed start-up accelerator Tauro Capital. Since their appointment Lawrence has identified almost $1.6 million borrowed from Tauro by sole director Simon Ward…