Most Recent
Judge OKs $49.5M settlement in NAB class action
Financial Services May 8, 2020 6:29 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has signed off on a $49.5 million settlement in a class action against National Australia Bank over ‘junk insurance’, including millions in fees […]

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.

Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals May 8, 2020 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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.

Pershing pleads guilty to mishandling client funds in first criminal case of its kind
White Collar May 7, 2020 12:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian arm of global financial solutions provider Pershing faces sentencing after pleading guilty to criminal offences of mishandling client funds. Pershing Securities Australia, which […]

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.

Ex-AMP lawyer ‘disparaged’ GC to Big Six partner, court told 
Employment April 30, 2020 2:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The identity of a Big Six partner to whom a former AMP lawyer allegedly criticised her superior has been revealed in court during a heated […]

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.

ISignthis can’t keep lid on ‘damaging’ ASX findings
Financial Services April 30, 2020 12:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ISignthis has come up short in its courtroom bid to block publication of the Australian Stock Exchange’s “damaging” reasons for suspending its shares. The fintech […]

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.

ASIC actions lead to jump in criminal charges, millions in fines
ASIC April 29, 2020 9:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investigations by ASIC led to prosecutors laying 279 criminal charges in the last six months of 2019, an increase of 300 percent on the previous […]

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.

High Court takes up Westpac fight against ASIC personal advice case
Appeals April 27, 2020 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has agreed to hear a challenge by Westpac to a ruling in favour of ASIC that found the bank violated its duty […]

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.

Profits a big motivator for big four banks in refusing to pass on interest rate cuts, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection April 27, 2020 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Big Four banks were trying to shore up their profits when they refused to pass on home loan interest rate cuts to consumers 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.

High Court may pick apart choice of Maurice Blackburn in AMP class action contest
Analysis April 21, 2020 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power of courts to choose a single winner from a contest of competing class actions is not the likely target of the High Court […]

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.

Aurora Funds loses challenge to ruling over soured Molopo Energy takeover
Corporate April 21, 2020 12:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has upheld two decisions by the Australian Government Takeovers Panel that a bid by asset manager Aurora Funds Management to replace Molopo Energy’s […]

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.