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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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Feud over app notice in $7M CBA case could shift balance towards higher penalties
Financial Services 2021-07-29 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge weighing a dispute between ASIC and the Commonwealth Bank over whether notice of a $7 million penalty should be sent out through the […]

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CBA class action applicant can’t share in group members’ privilege, court finds
Class Actions 2021-07-27 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against CBA does not have the right to view fund management documents relevant to the case despite representing […]

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Full Court may decide critical question in superannuation class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-20 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against superannuation provider Colonial First State wants the Full Court to determine whether group members still […]

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Judge orders tweak to CBA insurance rort class action
Class Actions 2021-06-22 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action against two CBA units over allegedly excessive insurance premiums have been ordered to amend their pleadings to expand […]

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CBA warns of ‘danger’ in using app to alert customers to $7M penalty
Financial Services 2021-04-28 2:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is resisting a novel proposal by ASIC to use its CommBank app to notify 6.3 million customers of a $7 […]

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CBA fined $7M after judge questions if penalty has enough ‘sting’
Financial Services 2021-04-06 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has slugged the Commonwealth Bank of Australia with a $7 million fine in proceedings brought by ASIC for excessive interest charged to thousands […]

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ASIC takes CBA to court for hitting customers with $55M in fees
Financial Services 2021-04-01 12:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to court for slapping nearly 1 million customers with unauthorised monthly access […]

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CBA denies fiduciary duty owed to group members in insurance ‘rort’ class action
Class Actions 2021-03-29 1:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiaries have denied that they owed fiduciary duties to group members in a class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums […]

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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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