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Judge signs off on $32M in penalties against Westpac
Financial Services 2022-04-21 3:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved $32 million in penalties against Westpac in two cases brought by the corporate regulator accusing the bank of misleading thousands of […]

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Judge hits Westpac unit with $20M penalty over conflicted remuneration
Financial Services 2022-04-08 10:53 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has signed off on a $20 million penalty against Westpac subsidiary BT Funds Management for improperly charging 9,000 members insurance premiums that included […]

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Connective directors hit with indemnity costs for ‘outrageous’ conduct in shareholder stoush
Securities 2022-04-06 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The directors of mortgage aggregator Connective Services have been hit with indemnity costs for their “outrageous conduct” in pursuing litigation against a company shareholder, including […]

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Macquarie a ‘knowing participant’ in Connective shareholder oppression, court says
Corporate 2022-03-28 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two directors of mortgage aggregator Connective engaged in oppressive conduct towards a minority shareholder and Macquarie Bank was a “knowing participant” when it acquired $5 […]

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Green groups dodge $450,000 security in cases against VicForest
Environment 2022-03-25 1:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Environmental groups fighting to protected the threatened greater glider have defeated VicForests’ bid for security for costs after a judge found the orders would “stifle” […]

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7-Eleven ordered to pay $595,000 for misleading franchisee over term of lease
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-03-22 7:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Convenience store giant 7-Eleven must hand over $595,000 to a franchisee found to have signed a franchise agreement and invested almost $796,000 into a Melbourne […]

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Deloitte foreshadows new privilege battle in Hastie class action
Class Actions 2022-03-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Another fight over privilege may be on the cards in a shareholder class action over the collapse of the Hastie Group, with Deloitte flagging its […]

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Viterra rejected $85M offer to settle Cargill lawsuit over Joe White sale
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-03-02 10:27 pm By Sam Matthews

Grain producer Viterra, which has been ordered to pay $293 million to Cargill Australia for making misleading representations during the sale of malt producer Joe […]

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Viterra hit with $124M in interest on top of $168.9M in damages owed to Cargill
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-28 5:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Grain producer Viterra has been ordered to pay Cargill Australia $124 million in pre-judgment interest on top of the $168.9 million it was ordered to […]

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Viterra to pay $168.9M for misleading Cargill during Joe White sale
Corporate 2022-02-17 2:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grain producer Viterra will be ordered to pay Cargill Australia $168.9 million after a judge found the Glencore-owned company  misrepresented the performance capabilities of malt […]

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