VA’s & DoCA’s

Fair Work Ombudsman redefines DoCA limits

Deloitte’s Neil Cussen. Ex-Deloitte Canberra partner Eddie Senatore. Those familiar with the decision of the Federal Court in Fair Work Ombudsman v Foot & Thai Massage Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2019] FCA 1601 will know that it has some interesting implications for insolvency practitioners in terms of what claims are and are not extinguished by a DoCA, as well providing lurid and engaging details in…

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ACCC freezing orders may derail Swim Loops DoCA

Swim Loops VA Glenn O’Kearney. Queensland practitioner Glenn O’Kearney appears to have been victim of unfortunate timing in relation to his 439A Report on Swim Loops Pty Ltd. The GT Advisory principal distributed his report to creditors on June 12, recommending that creditors accept a deed of company arrangement (DoCA) being proposed by his appointor, Swim Loops founder and director Ian Campbell. Unfortunately, earlier the…