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StatePlus employment case could get “ugly” at trial, judge warns
Employment 2018-04-30 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An employment dispute between financial advisory StatePlus and former program and project manager Mark Lawson has been ordered into mediation, with a Federal Court Judge […]

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Brennar resigns, GC out amid Clayton Utz report controversy
Financial Services 2018-04-30 12:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s chairwoman Catherine Brennar has resigned and the firm’s general counsel has left, as the company faces possible criminal charges for misleading the corporate regulator […]

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AMP could face criminal charges, Royal Commission hears
Financial Services 2018-04-27 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP could be hit with criminal charges after counsel assisting the Royal Commissioner said Friday evidence before the commission had shown the wealth management firm […]

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Ex-Storm Financial execs appeal penalty
Securities 2018-04-27 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of defunct financial advisory firm Storm Financial have filed an appeal after the Federal Court slapped them each with a $70,000 fine […]

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Clayton Utz instructions from AMP irrelevant, legal experts say
Legal Ethics 2018-04-26 4:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clayton Utz’s public statements referencing its terms of engagement with AMP in drafting an independent report are irrelevant if it knew the document was destined […]

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Clouds build as AMP faces three potential shareholder class actions
Class Actions 2018-04-23 6:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Quinn Emanuel, Slater & Gordon and Shine Lawyers said Monday they were all weighing potential shareholder class actions against AMP after damaging revelations […]

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Under fire, Clayton Utz denies AMP report was compromised
Clayton Utz 2018-04-23 2:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing demands for answers and a call to be suspended from government contract work, Clayton Utz has finally spoken out over its role in the […]

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ASIC gets new powers amid shock admissions at Royal Commission
Securities 2018-04-20 3:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Banks face increased fines for corporate wrongdoing under reforms that also boost the powers of the watchdog amid stunning admissions by financial services firms at […]

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AMP chief quits amid scandal, board hires King & Wood Mallesons
Financial Services 2018-04-20 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP’s chief executive Craig Meller has resigned after this week’s shocking revelations that the company misled ASIC over fees charged to customers and may have […]

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ACCC delays decision on MYOB, Reckon merger
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-04-20 10:45 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has delayed it decision on MYOB’s proposed bid for Reckon’s accounting unit while it waits for information, after the regulator raised concerns about […]

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