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ASIC loses bid for early punishment against Select AFSL
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-07-22 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has shot down ASIC’s bid for declarations against life insurer Select AFSL before a penalty hearing after finding that the insurer acted unconscionably […]

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Life insurer Select AFSL used unconscionable phone sales tactics, court finds
Insurance 2022-07-11 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Insurer Select AFSL acted unconscionably when selling life, funeral and accidental injury insurance over the phone, a court has found in a case brought by […]

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HWL Ebsworth prevails in appeal of negligence case over Willoughby development
Professional Negligence 2021-12-15 5:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has dismissed an appeal in a professional negligence lawsuit by a New South Wales developer against HWL Ebsworth over a due diligence […]

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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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Insurance director’s royal commission comments create ‘forensic challenge’ in ASIC case, judge says
Insurance 2019-10-04 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Comments made by the director of three firms accused of pushing life insurance onto vulnerable consumers during the banking royal commission may come back to […]

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Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-07-18 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]

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