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Magistrate in ANZ cartel case shuts down ‘back door’ bid to expand JPMorgan witness grilling
Competition & Consumer Protection December 13, 2019 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A magistrate has dismissed a bid to expand the cross examination of a JPMorgan witness in the closely watched criminal cartel case over a $2.5 […]

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‘I’m getting awful close to ending my life’: Magistrate despairs as ANZ cartel hearing blows out
Competition & Consumer Protection December 12, 2019 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A committal hearing in the ANZ cartel case may run a further nine days next year due to ongoing arguments about subpoenas and privilege, which have derailed five planned days of cross-examination of key witnesses and led a Local Court Magistrate to proclaim she was “awful close” to ending her life.

Judge won’t stop 7-Eleven from seeking class action releases from franchisees
7-Eleven December 12, 2019 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has shot down a bid by class action applicants to block 7-Eleven from seeking litigation releases from franchisees on contract renewal, saying there […]

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Banks want to grill ANZ cartel case witnesses on late evidence by ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection December 10, 2019 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The banks and executives facing criminal charges over alleged cartel conduct related to ANZ’s $2.5 billion share placement in 2015 will fight to widen their […]

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JPMorgan witness disputed existence of ANZ cartel ‘agreement’ court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection December 6, 2019 9:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key witness from JPMorgan previously contested claims by the ACCC that a key component of an alleged cartel arrangement between four major banks around […]

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Group members to get $100 or less under $1.5M ANZ class action settlement
Class Actions December 6, 2019 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has given the green light to a $1.5 million settlement in a long-running class action against ANZ alleging it slapped customers with illegal […]

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JPMorgan witnesses grilled as banks seek to poke holes in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 5, 2019 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two key witnesses from JPMorgan have been grilled by lawyers for three major investments banks named in a high-stakes criminal cartel case as the banks […]

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‘No issues to date’: ANZ calms shareholders’ AUSTRAC fears
Financial Services November 27, 2019 2:32 pm By Hannah Gee

Amid the money-laundering scandal engulfing Westpac, ANZ has sought to quell investor fears that the bank has no skeletons in its own closet, releasing a […]

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ANZ, Westpac to face class actions over ‘junk’ insurance
Class Actions November 22, 2019 8:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is planning class actions against ANZ and Westpac over allegedly worthless insurance, fresh off of winning a $49.5 million settlement in a […]

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Banks can grill ACCC investigators, JPMorgan in ANZ criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection November 8, 2019 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The banks and executives at the centre of a landmark criminal cartel case can question four ACCC investigators and witnesses from JP Morgan at an […]

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