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Judge’s patience for ‘flipping and flopping’ prosecutors in ANZ cartel case wearing thin
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-16 8:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned whether he should allow prosecutors to amend charges against ANZ and its treasurer in a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 […]

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Judge rejects first ever bid for contingency fees in class action
Class Actions 2021-09-14 9:57 am By Christine Caulfield

Saying the interests of class action members “must be given primacy”, a judge has rejected the first bid for a group costs order in a […]

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ASIC’s cybersecurity test case ‘completely incoherent’, IOOF unit tells judge
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-09-06 9:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An IOOF unit accused of failing to protect its clients against cybersecurity risks has slammed ASIC’s claims in the novel case, describing the regulator’s further […]

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Ex-Deutsche Bank exec looks to knock out cartel charges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-01 11:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Deutsche Bank executive named in a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement says the charges against him are defective […]

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7-Eleven to pay $98M to settle franchisee class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Convenience store giant 7-Eleven has agreed to pay $98 million to settle two class actions accusing it of misleading franchisees, the largest class action settlement […]

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ANZ flags fight over use of ASIC communications in sacked trader’s case
Employment 2021-08-19 3:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ANZ may fight to block a sacked trader from relying on his communications with ASIC in a case alleging he was fired after complaining about […]

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Banks unleash new legal maneuvers to shut down ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-18 4:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The banks and high-ranking executives targeted in pared-down criminal cartel proceedings over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement are taking new steps to shut down […]

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Former Citigroup boss escapes ANZ cartel case as prosecutors slash charges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-17 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors have withdrawn two-thirds of the charges in a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement and have dropped their case against […]

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Banks fork over $1.86B to repay customers for bad behaviour
Financial Services 2021-08-05 10:05 pm By Sam Matthews

Six of Australia’s biggest financial services firms have paid or offered to pay a total of $1.86 billion to customers who were wrongly charged fees […]

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CDPP sent back to the drawing board to address ‘defects’ in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-07 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to file a replacement indictment to address defects in the document at the centre of […]

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