Investors in statutory-managed Aorangi Securities have a sniff of getting most of their money back if court action goes Grant Thornton's way.
High Court judge calls the statutory managers "careless", after rediscovering 72 boxes of documents two weeks before High Court hearing.
More time needed to assess a mountain of documents, which already number some 5000 pages.
"There will be fair few investors now who wish they had never heard the name 'Hubbard'."
Allan Hubbard's widow, Jean, and ASB Bank make claims.
The statutory managers of Aorangi Securities accuse Allan Hubbard's widow of holding up repayments to investors.
Grant Thornton’s ninth report into Aorangi Securities and Hubbard Management Funds flags years of legal gridlock for investors and Mr Hubbard's widow.
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