Beautifully written analysis of a single word in the English language

Beautifully written judicial analysis of language from Justice Jonathan Beach in ASIC v Westpac (No 2) [2018] FCA 751 [references added]. Fifth, let me now say something concerning the vernacular of the traders. And it concerns the use of the “f***”[1] word and its various derivatives. There is little doubt that linguistic Darwinism has favoured […]

Ponzi investigations and their cost

Free liquidator investigations into failed Ponzi schemes are raised as an idea in a New Zealand government discussion paper on proposals to deal with the inevitable insolvency of a Ponzi scheme.[1] In recommending the liquidation process under the skilled hand of a liquidator, the paper says that if “there are insufficient assets to pay a […]