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Claims against PwC trimmed in class action over $50M Axsesstoday bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-09-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million bond prospectus for asset finance lender Axsesstoday has dropped claims accusing the accounting […]

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PwC settles Zilzie Wines lawsuit over unsolicited R&D tax advice
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a Murray Darling wine making family’s lawsuit accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers of providing bad unsolicited tax advice that caused them more […]

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EY asks court to toss negligence case over Coca-Cola Amatil’s SPC sale
Accounting 2021-08-31 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consulting giant EY wants a court to dismiss a case brought by a joint venture alleging negligence in due diligence reports of Coca-Cola Amatil’s $40 […]

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Halifax auditors fined $50,000 for criminal breaches
Accounting 2021-08-18 5:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former auditors of stockbroker Halifax Investment Services, whose 2008 collapse left around $200 million in client funds trapped, have been hit with $50,000 in […]

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PwC to face misleading conduct claim over advice to Chinese lender
Financial Services 2021-08-17 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found PwC should face a claim that it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct while assisting Chinese lender Aoyin with its planned […]

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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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PwC can’t shut down class action against over $50M bond prospectus
Accounting 2021-08-09 8:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

PricewaterhouseCoopers has lost its bid to shut down a class action launched by bondholders of collapsed asset finance lender Axsesstoday Limited over alleged misrepresentations in […]

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PwC says ATO should stick to plan at upcoming privilege hearing
Tax 2021-08-03 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

PricewaterhouseCoopers has objected to swathes of evidence from the Commissioner of Taxation being included in an upcoming trial over privilege, claiming the material oversteps a […]

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$23.6M Vocation class action bill might have been ‘materially lower’, judge says
Class Actions 2021-07-23 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a $50 million settlement in a shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers, but questioned whether the […]

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Halifax auditor pleads guilty to criminal charges over auditing breaches
Accounting 2021-07-07 9:29 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The auditor of stockbroker Halifax Investment Services, whose 2008 collapse left around $200 million in client funds trapped, has pleaded guilty to the first criminal […]

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