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IOOF CFO slams disqualification case as ‘egregious’ example of impulsive enforcement
Financial Services July 16, 2019 5:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for IOOF chief financial officer David Coulter have dismissed APRA’s allegations that he breached his superannuation duties as commercially “naïve”, “absolutely desperate” and a […]

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‘Stalinist’ APRA deterring ‘good people’ from super industry, ex-IOOF directors say
Financial Services July 12, 2019 8:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former directors of troubled fund manager IOOF have slammed APRA for bringing a “truly hopeless” disqualification case against them, telling a court the prudential […]

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Law firms can push on with separate class actions against CBA under cooperation deal
Class Actions July 10, 2019 8:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rival law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald will be allowed to work together without consolidating their separate shareholder class actions against the Commonwealth […]

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IOOF liability ‘plain as a pike staff’, APRA says at start of trial
Financial Services July 1, 2019 10:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The prudential regulator has opened the first day of its case against IOOF directors and entities by claiming the wealth manager’s liability is “plain as […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions May 28, 2019 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions May 27, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions May 22, 2019 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Doctor taped meeting where Ramsay Health unit CEO made alleged threats, trial hears
Competition & Consumer Protection March 8, 2019 4:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A surgeon who was considering opening a health clinic in Coffs Harbour, NSW recorded one of the meetings central to the competition watchdog’s action against […]

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