Most Recent
ASIC vows to pursue fees-for-no-service cases in court
Financial Services 2018-08-17 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The corporate watchdog is planning to launch legal action soon over the banking industry’s fees for no service, and expects to secure $1 billion in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Westpac adviser at centre of ASIC suit got ‘high achievement’ ratings, bank admits
Financial Services 2018-08-15 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac admits that it violated the Corporations Act by awarding high performance marks to a financial adviser whose work was flagged for compliance concerns during […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Class action can claim Westpac unit knew about $1.9M Ponzi scheme
Class Actions 2018-08-14 9:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a Westpac unit’s bid to strike allegations that it knew about a $1.9 million Ponzi scheme from a class action alleging […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions 2018-08-14 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions 2018-08-13 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

IOOF unit seeks to expand claims against insurance broker in Provident class action
Class Actions 2018-08-13 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executive Trustees wants to expand the cross-claim it filed against insurance broker Willis Australia in the class action over the collapse of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

AMP shareholders on surer legal footing in Federal Court, judge told
Class Actions 2018-08-10 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court offers group members in the shareholder class actions against AMP a major legal advantage over the NSW Supreme Court, lawyers for the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

NAB says sorry after bruising week at Royal Commission
Financial Services 2018-08-09 10:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has issued a public apology after evidence this week at the Banking Royal Commission revealed the bank charged fees for no service […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Radio Rentals may have ducked credit obligations with ‘strange’ contracts, court told
Class Actions 2018-08-09 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for a class action against Radio Rentals has told the Federal Court the company’s “strange” lease contracts may have been worded to avoid […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

S&P settlement approved despite ‘extraordinarily large’ funder fee
Class Actions 2018-08-09 9:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to a settlement of six class actions against ratings agency S&P Global and ANZ Bank over toxic financial […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.