For the financial derivatives clients of MF Global, instructed by Arnold Bloch Liebler, in winding-up proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and as contradictor to competing priority claims by Deutsche Bank AG and by MF Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd (in liq).
MF Global’s Australia arm held a $319 million trading book on behalf of about 13,000 clients.
In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq)  NSWSC 994
In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq) (No 2)  NSWSC 1426
Media coverage: MF Global collapse exposes local loopholes (SMH)
MF Global collapse exposes Australian loophole on client money (Reuters)
Acted for appellants, instructed by Minter Ellison.
Acted for international reinsurer Hannover Re, instructed by Minter Ellison.