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Bill Papas’ cousin denies Westpac claims over $720,000 payment
White Collar 2022-01-13 6:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Forum Finance director Bill Papas’ cousin has hit back at Westpac’s allegations he wrongfully received $720,000 from the alleged fraudster in violation of freezing orders […]

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‘When are you going to retire?’: Westpac hit with age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2022-01-12 1:17 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Westpac is facing a lawsuit by a 67-year-old former manager, who alleges a colleague began a bullying campaign against him, including by asking him ‘When […]

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Arrium lenders hit with extra costs after rejecting $10M settlement offers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-07 11:27 am By Bianca Hrovat

A group of banks that failed to prove steel giant Arrium falsified representations on loan drawdown notices ahead of its $2.8 billion collapse have been […]

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Judge criticises ASIC for treating orders in Westpac case like ‘traffic lights in Naples’
Financial Services 2021-12-20 1:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has criticised the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for treating timetabling orders in its insider trading case against Westpac over a $16 billion […]

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Forum liquidators sue to wind up entity that got $2.6M in Bill Papas ‘loans’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-12-20 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

Forum Group’s liquidators are seeking to wind up an entity owned by founder Bill Papas that received over $2.6 in “loans” from the alleged fraudster, […]

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Former CFO dragged into Westpac’s $294M fraud case against Forum Group
Financial Services 2021-12-07 11:45 am By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of beleaguered Forum Group has been dragged into a lawsuit by Westpac seeking to recoup $294 million in funds paid […]

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Westpac faces $100M penalty in six ASIC cases over ‘widespread failures’
Financial Services 2021-11-30 9:10 am By Christine Caulfield

Banking giant Westpac has admitted to allegations in six new cases by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission alleging widespread compliance failures across multiple businesses, […]

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‘Cranky’ judge slams ‘disgraceful’ year-long privilege fight in class action against Westpac units
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scolded Slater & Gordon and two Westpac subsidiaries for a “disgraceful” privilege spat in a class action over allegedly excessive superannuation fees […]

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Forum Finance director says Westpac’s case against him ‘hopelessly weak’
Financial Services 2021-11-12 12:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Forum Finance director Vincenzo Tesoriero wants to strike out Westpac’s claims against him and has told a court he too is a victim of alleged […]

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Arrest warrant issued for Forum founder Bill Papas
White Collar 2021-10-20 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Forum Finance founder Bill Papas for contempt of court for allegedly transferring $720,000 out of one […]

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