Voidable Transactions

PKF’s Hancock prevails in curious SPL case

BRI Ferrier’s Andrew Cummins. PKFs’ Trent Hancock. You have to admire the nerve of a director who demands a special purpose liquidator (SPL) stump up $150,000 in security for costs ahead of proceedings brought by the SPL against the director for allegedly stripping his company of assets before executing a phoenix. Such nerve however is on display In the matter of 77738930144 Pty Limited (in…

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FH trio beset by foes as pot ‘o dollars grows

Having identified more than $60 million in potential recoveries, it’s no surprise that the liquidators of Australian Institute of Professional Education Pty Ltd (AIPE) are battling on various fronts in both attack and defensive modes. Ferrier Hodgson’s (FH) Morgan Kelly, George Georges and Ryan Eagle were appointed by way of a voluntary winding up under section 491 0f the Corporations Act on 6 October 2016. Since then…