Palmer wants no more questioning over Queensland Nickel collapse

Clive Palmer is aiming to prevent liquidators from requesting him back in court, following their investigation into the collapse of Queensland Nickel.

Specially selected liquidators have been questioning the company’s former executives over their role in the business and its financial situation.

In Brisbane Federal Court last week, Palmer denied that he was “heavily involved” in the company during 2015.

The High Court is expected to hear his application for an injunction against the liquidators’ examination in November, with his lawyer saying the liquidators sought to call him back into court at a later date, according to the ABC.

The hearing is aimed to have the examinations deemed unconstitutional.

In Federal Court yesterday, when questioned over the big four banks’ rejection to give the company a $25 million loan last year, Palmer indicated that NAB denied it because “something funny was going on”, The Australian reports.

The liquidators are aiming to recoup nearly $70 million in entitlements paid to workers sacked following the company’s collapse.

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