One of the world's rarest cars headlines a hall packed with precious metal.
Michael West comments on companies, markets and the economy. He is a former SMH business editor.
Michael West With AGL planning to dump 37,500 tonnes of salt onto a floodplain, accountability is elusive.
Michael West Almost half the investment returns made by Australian savers over the past five years has gone on management fees.
Coal seam gas
Michael West The NSW government has sidelined the Environment Protection Authority in pushing ahead with a coal seam gas project despite advice it is high risk, threatening valuable agricultural land.
Michael West Shareholder revolution is on the rise as the ranks of activist funds swell.
Michael West A few years back, the corporate regulators did the fund managers a big favour.
Michael West A very big pay day is soon to arrive for an unlikely trio: the Australian Taxation Office, the Insurance Commission of Western Australia and … wait for it … an enigmatic Dutchman who was once...
Michael West Thanks to a US hedge fund that wants its money back, the big fellow still has some cash left.
Michael West Paul Willis signed away his stake in a jumbo gold project to Intrepid Mines in the lounge of a Jakarta hotel on April 21, 2008.
Michael West Next blow for Intrepid Mines: a court finds ex-partner Paul Willis relinquished his stake in a jumbo gold project under duress and awards him $13.7 million in damages.
Michael West There is no one more demure, no one more reclusive in corporate Australia than Anton Billis.
Michael West Tony Windsor is more than just the powerbroker, he is also a dab hand at winning grants.
Michael West You don't need a white coat and clipboard to know dumping tonnes of salt will have dire results.
Michael West Firing on all cylinders'' was how Mike Smith framed it as he handed down ANZ's $6.5 billion bell-ringer this week.
Michael West Mining juggernaut Newcrest nearly saw off a pesky legal challenge to its flagship Cadia operations last night when the NSW government tried to whisk through retrospective legislation late in the...
Su-Lin Tan and Michael West Maha Al Nasser got a little bit more than she bargained for on her shopping trip to the local mall.
Michael West In one fell swoop, Dawn Casey and her board rolled the high-profile Voyages' directors.
Michael West As anybody with a cursory knowledge of the market knows, WA is the well-spring of discovery.
Michael West, Su-Lin Tan A leading consumer activist claims the corporate regulator has not only failed to investigate hundreds of cases of loan fraud put before it but, as a consequence, has covered-up a systemic banking...
Su-Lin Tan and Michael West Greg Wignall’s life dissolved into a cycle of debt repayments after several trips to his banks.
Michael West It is the stuff of folklore in tax and traders' circles, a deal that was such a success that it became an embarrassment.