Reasons for Queensland Nickel’s Special Purpose Liquidators being Appointed?

Special purpose liquidators have properly been appointed by the Federal Court to some aspects of the Queensland Nickel companies of Clive Palmer but it would have been useful to know, from the Court, why.  In any event, the High Court has dismissed Mr Palmer’s constitutional challenge to examination summonses issued at the request of those […]

Special purpose liquidators – merely a creditor’s whim?

Insolvency law has a mixed view of its liquidators.  On the one hand they are said to be of the highest integrity, qualified and experienced, officers of the court, exercising quasi-judicial authority, investigating misconduct and pursuing public interest issues.   On the other, they are seen as being susceptible to bias in favour of the […]