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Judge rejects GetSwift’s latest push to delay ASIC trial for a year
Securities May 21, 2020 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have failed in a bid for a year-long delay of a trial scheduled to start next month in ASIC’s […]

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Full Court to hear Cigno challenge to ASIC ban on short-term credit lending
Appeals May 20, 2020 12:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cigno has appealed a ruling shooting down its challenge to the first action brought by ASIC under its powers to prohibit ‘predatory’ financial products, which […]

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Murray Goulburn sues insurer for $8.85M to recover class action costs
Insurance May 7, 2020 2:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has launched proceedings against AIG Australia seeking to recover 20 per cent of a $42 million class action settlement it paid, […]

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Pershing pleads guilty to mishandling client funds in first criminal case of its kind
White Collar May 7, 2020 12:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian arm of global financial solutions provider Pershing faces sentencing after pleading guilty to criminal offences of mishandling client funds. Pershing Securities Australia, which […]

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ASIC actions lead to jump in criminal charges, millions in fines
ASIC April 29, 2020 9:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investigations by ASIC led to prosecutors laying 279 criminal charges in the last six months of 2019, an increase of 300 percent on the previous […]

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High Court takes up Westpac fight against ASIC personal advice case
Appeals April 27, 2020 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has agreed to hear a challenge by Westpac to a ruling in favour of ASIC that found the bank violated its duty […]

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Aurora Funds loses challenge to ruling over soured Molopo Energy takeover
Corporate April 21, 2020 12:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has upheld two decisions by the Australian Government Takeovers Panel that a bid by asset manager Aurora Funds Management to replace Molopo Energy’s […]

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Dover Financial sues lawyers for negligence over advice on client protection policy
Financial Services April 17, 2020 5:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defunct financial adviser Dover Financial has sued three separate law firms for allegedly negligent advice over a ‘client protection policy’ that the Federal Court found […]

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ASIC wins injunction against Mayfair 101 promotion language
Financial Services April 16, 2020 5:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has issued a temporary injunction limiting how Mayfair 101 can promote two of its investment products, in proceedings brought by ASIC accusing the […]

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ASIC targets insurer Youi for taking two years to settle hail damage claim
Insurance April 16, 2020 3:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken action on another banking royal commission case study, filing court proceedings against insurer Youi for allegedly taking […]

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