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CBA unit faces penalty for misleading superannuation members
Financial Services 2021-09-08 2:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Commonwealth Bank of Australia unit Colonial First State Investments is facing penalties after the Federal Court found it misled its customers about their rights and […]

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Allianz units fined $1.5M for misleading insurance sales on Expedia
Insurance 2021-09-07 2:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Allianz Australia and its travel insurance unit AWP Australia have been hit with $1.5 million in penalties in ASIC’s case alleging the insurance companies misled […]

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ASIC wants Allianz to pay $1.5M penalty for travel insurance sold on Expedia
Insurance 2021-07-13 1:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking $1.5 million in penalties against insurers Allianz and AWP after they admitted to misleading or deceiving the public by selling travel insurance […]

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Judge won’t keep sales figures confidential in epic Cargill, Viterra battle
Corporate 2021-05-11 3:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge has rejected a post-trial bid to keep details of the 2019 sale of Cargill’s malt business under wraps in a […]

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‘Hardly seems worth the powder and the shot’: Judge asks why ASIC still pursuing CBA MySuper case
Financial Services 2021-03-24 3:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned why ASIC is still pursuing its case against CBA unit Colonial First State over statements made to 12,000 fund managers during […]

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Top judge nudges ASIC, Allianz away from ‘bastardised’ pleadings in travel insurance case
Insurance 2020-11-11 3:28 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Court’s top judge has cautioned ASIC and insurers Allianz and AWP against presenting a “bastardised form of pleading” in the financial watchdog’s action […]

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Judge tosses Viterra’s ‘wholly unreasonable’ bid to reopen Cargill case
Corporate 2020-04-17 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grain handling group Viterra has been denied a post-hearing bid to reopen a lawsuit brought by Cargill Australia over its $420 million acquisition of Joe […]

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Court orders winding up of Merlin Diamonds after ‘serious contraventions’ unearthed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-01 5:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered that Joseph ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnik’s Merlin Diamonds be wound up after the mining company’s provisional liquidators uncovered “serious contraventions” and a […]

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Ex-director can’t grill Corrs partner in $1M share dispute
Employment 2020-02-21 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of Australian civil infrastructure contractor WBHO Infrastructure and his firm have lost their bid to cross-examine the company’s instructing solicitor at […]

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Provisional liquidators appointed to Merlin Diamonds to investigate concerns of ‘serious mismanagement’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-23 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has appointed provisional liquidators to ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick’s mining company Merlin Diamonds, after finding evidence of “serious mismanagement” and citing an urgent need […]

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