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ASIC wins appeal in Westpac ‘personal advice’ case
Appeals October 28, 2019 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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Westpac gives court more reasons to uphold win in ASIC’s responsible lending case
Appeals October 7, 2019 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has offered an appeals court two more reasons to affirm its victory in a closely watched responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities […]

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Twin Quintis class actions squabble about ‘overly complicated’ case
Class Actions September 11, 2019 10:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in one of two shareholder class actions brought against troubled sandalwood producer Quintis have complained about potential delays that could result from the […]

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ASIC to challenge ‘uncertainty’ of Westpac responsible lending decision
Appeals September 10, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed an appeal against the Federal Court’s responsible lending ruling in favour of Westpac, arguing the decision had […]

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Corporate cop looks to bolster Rio Tinto case with US evidence from PwC witness
Energy & Natural Resources September 10, 2019 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is seeking evidence from US proceedings in its case against Rio Tinto alleging the mining giant misled shareholders about […]

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Quintis founder seeks transcripts of ASIC interviews
ASIC August 22, 2019 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six individuals interviewed by ASIC in relation to the collapse of sandalwood producer Quintis have sought leave to intervene in the regulator’s case against the […]

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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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AMP admits to breaches in ASIC’s insurance churn case
Financial Services May 21, 2019 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP’s financial planning unit has admitted it breached the Corporations Act when at least one of its representatives engaged in so-called insurance policy churning, in […]

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MACH Energy attacks former director’s ‘inconsistent’ pleadings in $20M lawsuit
Employment May 16, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm MACH Energy may move to strike out “inconsistent” pleadings in a $20 million lawsuit brought by its former managing director, Scott Winter, whose […]

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Mach Energy faces $20M lawsuit by ex-managing director
Employment March 7, 2019 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm Mach Energy is facing legal action from its former managing director over $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]

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