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‘This is why I hate categories of discovery’: Judge won’t let ASIC have another year of GetSwift docs
Class Actions August 20, 2019 9:43 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing proceedings brought against logistics company GetSwift has refused the corporate regulator’s request for another year’s worth of documents, saying it could effectively […]

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ASIC up to its ears in investigations post-royal commission
Financial Services August 19, 2019 12:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investigations is making up for lost time, ramping up its investigation and litigation efforts following a blistering critique by the banking […]

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Litigation must not descend into ‘staged trench warfare’, top judge tells ASIC, ANZ
Financial Services August 16, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court’s top judge has urged ASIC and ANZ to continue their “litigation good faith” in the corporate cop’s action over $35 million in […]

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Judge calls on ASIC, Austal to make ‘good faith’ effort to limit scope of privilege claims
Securities August 14, 2019 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered ASIC and defence shipbuilder Austal to try to narrow the scope of documents at the centre of the regulator’s case challenging […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News August 13, 2019 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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ASIC drops market manipulation appeal against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities August 12, 2019 3:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

ASIC has abandoned its market manipulation case against National Australia Bank contractor Whitebox Trading, just over a month after the financial regulator decided to appeal […]

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NAB, ex-Walton Construction exec may face $70M suit by special purpose liquidator
Restructuring & Insolvency August 7, 2019 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and the director of the collapsed Walton Construction face a possible lawsuit over more than $70 million in claims after the Federal […]

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Judge says ASIC should have brought Murray Goulburn bosses to court ‘a long time ago’
Securities August 2, 2019 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday asked the corporate regulator why it delayed action against former Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou and CFO Bradley Hingle until […]

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ASIC dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ to produce docs, ex-Tennis Australia director says
ASIC August 1, 2019 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has told a court that the corporate regulator had to be dragged “kicking and screaming” to produce documents in […]

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ASIC ‘plucking numbers out of the air’ in penalty hearing for Vocation execs, court told
Securities July 31, 2019 8:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for former Vocation CEO Mark Hutchinson say the corporate regulator is “plucking numbers out of the air” in its bid to secure disqualifications of […]

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