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Commonwealth Bank hit with new class action over money-laundering breaches
Class Actions 2018-07-02 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is facing a second shareholder class action after agreeing to fork over $700 million to settle anti-money laundering claims by […]

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Business as usual as Clayton Utz reps AMP in ASIC case
Financial Services 2018-07-02 1:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clayton Utz, the law firm that faced scrutiny over the independence of a report it authored for AMP, is representing the wealth manager in ASIC’s […]

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Dover founder leaves financial services industry for good
Financial Services 2018-06-29 11:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of Dover Financial Advisers will never work in the industry again, he has told the Australian Securities and Investments Commission as part of […]

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ASIC bans former NAB advisor for incompetence
Financial Services 2018-06-28 11:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has banned former NAB advisor Graeme Cowper from offering financial services for four years, after an investigation found he […]

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Judge fears tying Federal Court’s hands in AMP class action battle
Class Actions 2018-06-28 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge has voiced concerns in an unprecedented jurisdictional battle that a decision that leaves competing class actions against AMP still raging […]

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Funder attacks Westpac’s ‘dangerous’ intentions in class action
Class Actions 2018-06-27 11:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder JustKapital went on the attack in court on Wednesday, saying Westpac’s objections to the terms of a proposed funding order in a class […]

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ASIC takes AMP to court over insurance policy churn
Financial Services 2018-06-27 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s financial planning unit was hit Wednesday with an enforcement action by the corporate regulator alleging its planners generated extra commissions by replacing, rather than […]

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Deep Investments case barrels towards Full Court
Securities 2018-06-27 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Respondents involved in a case brought by investment adviser Deep Investments over alleged share trading losses, including a solicitor who was sued for allegedly failing […]

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CBA’s $25M rate-rigging settlement gets court OK
Financial Services 2018-06-21 10:58 am By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court has approved Commonwealth Bank’s $25 million settlement with ASIC over allegations it manipulated the bank bill swap rate. Justice Jonathan Beach said […]

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CBA’s $700M AUSTRAC settlement gets court OK
Financial Services 2018-06-20 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has signed off on a $700 million settlement between AUSTRAC and Commonwealth Bank of Australia for violating anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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