Trustees

Pitchers pair affirm reforms in Federal Court fight

Pitcher Partners Andrew Yeo and Gess Rambaldi have extracted a decision from the Federal Court that goes a long way to affirming the insolvency law reforms dealing with causes of action and what insolvency practitioners can do with them. “The decision hopefully supports the closely related law reforms from September 2017,” Yeo and Rambaldi told Insolvency News Online (INO). “Prior to the changes, the liquidator…

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Who owns the audio – the estate or the trustee?

Jirsch Sutherland’s Malcolm Howell and Farnsworth Shepard’s Adam Shepard politely locked horns at a meeting of creditors last week in a tussle over the usual things – they being the admittance of proof of debts and the trustee Shepard had nominated to replace Howell – as well as the less usual – that being the right to an audio recording of the meeting. The bankrupt in…