Litigation

BDO duo served afresh in $50 mill Suncorp claim

While the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has yet to identify insolvency practitioners (IP) it wants hauled in for questioning, it’s likely some will be checking their professional indemnity policies to ensure they’re up to date. At the moment the Commission is looking at the excesses indulged in by the banks’ lending divisions. Soon that focus will switch…

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BDO trio appealing Mossgreen judgment

This afternoon lawyers for BDO partners James White, Andrew Sallway and Nick Martin will return to the Federal Court hoping to reverse the April 9, 2018 judgment of Justice Nye Perram in the matter of Mossgreen Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) [2018] FCA 471. Last Monday the judge ruled that the BDO trio – who were appointed administrators of the gallery and auction house on December 21,…