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Westpac cops $10M fine in personal advice case, but doesn’t say sorry
Financial Services 2021-08-23 4:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two Westpac units have been hit with $10.5 million in fines for providing personal financial advice during a superannuation rollover campaign, with a barrister for […]

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Westpac attacks ASIC ‘junk’ insurance case, says customers agreed to take out cover
Financial Services 2021-06-10 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has shot back at a lawsuit brought by ASIC over the selling of alleged poor value insurance products, with the bank saying its customers […]

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High Court rejects Westpac’s ‘gloss’ on financial product advice statute
High Court 2021-02-03 10:51 am By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by Westpac challenging a ruling that found the bank breached its duties to customers by providing personal financial […]

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High Court set to deliver judgment in Westpac’s appeal of personal advice ruling
High Court 2021-01-29 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hand down its ruling Wednesday in a high-stakes case between ASIC and Westpac that is expected to clarify the line between […]

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Judge says video would be ‘inappropriate’ in Westpac class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2020-09-30 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scrapped a proposed video link sought by Slater and Gordon to be included in an opt out notice to group members in […]

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High Court takes up Westpac fight against ASIC personal advice case
Appeals 2020-04-27 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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ASIC wins appeal in Westpac ‘personal advice’ case
Appeals 2019-10-28 2:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has handed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission a win in a high-stakes appeal over what constitutes personal advice under financial […]

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