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Wolf of Wall Street wannabe cops 10-year ban for ‘serious’ disregard for compliance
Financial Services 2021-03-18 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of now defunct foreign exchange and derivative trader Forex Capital Trading has been banned from providing financial services for 10 years after ASIC […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Law firm seeks $16M from $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-11 3:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm that led an unfunded class action against the Federal government over the controversial Robodebt scheme will ask the court to approve up […]

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Robodebt judge will have fight on hands if government challenges class action legal fees
Class Actions 2020-12-15 8:01 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The applicant in the settled Robodebt class action has warned a judge he will have a “dispute on [his] hands” if the government presses an […]

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Robodebt class action settles for $112M on first day of trial
Class Actions 2020-11-16 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in a class action against the Federal Government over the controversial Robodebt scheme have reached an $112 million settlement as the first day […]

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Judge questions vulnerability of group members in Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-11-11 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed doubts that every group member in the Robodebt class action is vulnerable, as the parties gear up for two-week trial in […]

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Judge says Robodebt class action claims ‘weak’, but refuses government’s appeal bid
Class Actions 2020-10-14 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application by the Federal Government to appeal the expansion of the Robodebt class action pleadings despite finding the case was […]

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Government challenges expansion of Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-10-01 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is appealing a judge’s decision to allow the expansion of the Robodebt class action to include claims against five public officers, including […]

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ASIC takes Dixon Advisory to court over alleged conflicts of interest
Financial Services 2020-09-04 12:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator has launched enforcement action against Dixon Advisory & Superannuation Services, accusing the financial services company of having conflicts of interest and providing […]

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Judge winds up unregistered Askk land banking scheme that raised $11M
ASIC 2020-08-17 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has ordered the winding up of Askk Investment Group and the unregistered managed investment scheme it operated in Beveridge, Victoria, that raised more […]

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