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‘If you are going to be petty find a new job’: Emails show Fortrend, ex-advisor came to blows over expenses
Employment 2024-02-22 9:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two former Fortrend Securities advisors, who face litigation over their defection to a rival, have hit back with a lawsuit of their own alleging the […]

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ACCC faced ‘formidable obstacle’ in fight against ANZ, Suncorp merger
Analysis 2024-02-20 10:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC’s rejection of a $4.9 billion merger between ANZ and Suncorp was hardly surprising given the concentrated nature of the home loans market, but […]

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ACCC’s decision blocking $4.9B ANZ, Suncorp merger overturned by competition tribunal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-20 9:56 am By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC’s decision to block a $4.9 billion merger between ANZ and Suncorp has been set aside, with a tribunal finding the transaction will not […]

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‘Air of a Kafka novel’: NAB loses bid to suppress misleading or deceptive conduct case
Financial Services 2024-02-19 3:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

National Australia Bank has lost its bid to shield a case by a Melbourne gold bullion dealer after a judge said one of the bank’s […]

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REST Super hit with class action over insurance premiums
Class Actions 2024-02-16 1:47 pm By Sam Matthews

REST Super faces a class action alleging the supererannuation trustee deducted premiums for income protection insurance that provided no benefit to members. In a first […]

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‘Not something we could ever agree to’: Applicant fights soft class closure in AMP case
Class Actions 2024-02-16 3:26 pm By Sam Matthews

The applicant in a class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has flagged its opposition to soft class […]

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CBA hit with record $10M penalty for underpaying 7,400 employees
Employment 2024-02-15 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Commonwealth Bank of Australia and subsidiary CommSec have been hit with $10.34 million in penalties — the highest ever imposed in enforcement action by the […]

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ASIC sued by Forex liquidators looking to claw back $20M fine
Restructuring & Insolvency 2024-02-15 5:32 pm By Sam Matthews

In a case believed to be the first of its kind, the liquidators of boiler room trader Forex Capital Trading have sued ASIC, seeking to […]

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Paladin entities raised over $100M from investors without AFSL, lawsuit claims
Financial Services 2024-02-15 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken two units of Paladin Group and one of its directors to court for allegedly raising more than […]

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Ex-Linchpin director hit hardest in ASIC case files appeal
Appeals 2024-02-12 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former director of collapsed investment advisor Linchpin Capital hit hardest by a judgment disqualifying him and three other directors and levying a combined $390,000 […]

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