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ASIC takes MobiSuper to court for misleading advertising
Financial Services November 6, 2019 9:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Superannuation fund promoter MobiSuper faces legal action by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, accused of misleading customers in marketing calls. ASIC filed Federal Court […]

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ASIC wins admissions from NAB in $100M fees for no service case
ASIC November 4, 2019 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A hearing scheduled for next year in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s case against two NAB wealth management units will focus solely on how […]

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ASIC sues former ANZ financial planner, advice firm in latest post-Hayne case
Financial Services October 31, 2019 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has brought legal action against a financial planner and advice firm formerly owned by ANZ Bank after they were […]

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Westpac lending class action gets makeover after ASIC loss
Financial Services October 30, 2019 4:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action accusing Westpac of issuing unsuitable home loans is pushing forward with overhauled pleadings after the corporate watchdog lost a related regulatory action, […]

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AMP says ‘patronising’ former GC did not expose fees for no service practice
Employment October 29, 2019 2:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former AMP general counsel who alleges she was bullied and sacked for complaining about the wealth manager’s fees for no service was not a […]

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ASIC wins appeal in Westpac ‘personal advice’ case
Appeals October 28, 2019 2:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has handed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission a win in a high-stakes appeal over what constitutes personal advice under financial […]

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ASIC hits IOOF with extra licence conditions to combat conflicts
Financial Services October 28, 2019 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The corporate regulator has imposed additional licence conditions on wealth manager IOOF to combat conflicts of interest in the group’s business structure revealed by the […]

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‘Hostile, aggressive’: Former AMP general counsel alleges bullying in $2.7M lawsuit
Employment October 24, 2019 3:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former AMP general counsel responsible for preparing the financial giant for the banking royal commission has launched a $2.7 million lawsuit alleging “hostile, aggressive […]

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Western Union manager could not have known no-show employee had mental illness, Full Court says
Employment October 24, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

International money transfer giant Western Union has successfully appealed a $160,000 judgment in an employment discrimination case, with the Full Federal Court finding the firm’s […]

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Westpac takes almost $1B hit to cash earnings for customer refunds
Financial Services October 23, 2019 10:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The costs of Westpac’s customer remediation for the 2019 financial year will approach $1 billion, the bank said Wednesday, as it revealed to the market […]

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