Monthly Archives: March 2015

This article examines the collapse of the Trio Capital Group (Trio Group). The collapse of the Trio Group involved “the largest superannuation fraud in Australian history”, with approximately $176 million of Australians’ investment funds either lost or missing.

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The findings of Deputy State Coroner Dillon into the fire at Quakers Hill Nursing Home (Facility) deliberately lit by a rogue registered nurse, Roger Dean, were released on 9 March 2015. The findings have been widely reported and in this alert we focus on the likely areas for regulatory reform.

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Superannuation Case Law Update

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Thomson Geer is proud to announce that, at the recent AFR Client Choice Awards, the firm took home the award for 'Best Law Firm - Finance and Insurance' for the second year in a row. Our firm was also a finalist in the Best Law Firm category (revenue $50m-$200m).

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On 25 February 2015, the South Australian Government released draft legislation which is intended to replace the current Retirement Villages Act 1987 (SA) (Act). The consultation period relating to the draft Retirement Villages Bill 2015 (Bill) is open until 24 April 2015 and the Government is inviting submissions from industry groups, residents and the public.

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