Australia

Confidential Client – Environmental company – Expert Report

Engaged to prepare an Expert Report into a fraud perpetuated over a six year period by a long-standing employee of a multinational environmental services company. Our report quantified the loss incurred and was used as the basis for the company’s successful claim against its insurer. The insurer subsequently commenced civil proceedings against the employee. The NSW Police also conducted an investigation and criminal charges were laid against the former employee, with our report being used in evidence.

Confidential Client – Not-for-profit – Expert Report

Engaged by the board of a not-for-profit charity organisation to prepare an Expert Report into the misappropriation of funds, unauthorised payments to an officer and fraud. Our report quantified the loss incurred and provided recommendations to improve the internal control environment and organisational structure. The NSW Police also conducted an investigation and criminal charges were laid with our report being used in evidence.

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Business distress indicators and how to identify them
19 May 2022 | Minutes to read: 5

Business distress indicators and how to identify them

When it comes to assessing business distress and a company’s insolvency risk, there are two approaches: the...
Thousands of Director Penalty Notices issued in ATO debt collection activities
13 April 2022 | Minutes to read: 2

Thousands of Director Penalty Notices issued in ATO debt collection activities

Following a relatively quiet period during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has resumed its...
Are you ready to apply for your Director Identification Number?
6 April 2022 | Minutes to read: 2

Are you ready to apply for your Director Identification Number?

Effective 1 November 2021, all directors of registered bodies are required to obtain a Director Identification Number...
Exit smart by using a solvent winding up
23 March 2022 | Minutes to read: 4

Exit smart by using a solvent winding up

When a company’s life cycle has run its course and the corporate entity is no longer required,...
Canberra to consult on the treatment of corporate trusts under insolvency law
24 November 2021 | Minutes to read: 2

Canberra to consult on the treatment of corporate trusts under insolvency law

Australia’s current insolvency law does not clearly address the treatment of corporate trusts which are commonly used...
Directors beware – or face potential criminal charges and ASIC banning orders
11 November 2021 | Minutes to read: 3

Directors beware – or face potential criminal charges and ASIC banning orders

In a strong warning to company directors over the past four weeks, Australia’s corporate watchdog has issued...

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