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Prosecutors to fight witness cross-examination at ANZ cartel committal hearing
Competition & Consumer Protection July 9, 2019 11:53 am By Miklos Bolza

Prosecutors will oppose a bid by ANZ, Citigroup, and Deutsche Bank to cross-examine witnesses at the upcoming committal hearing of the criminal cartel case over […]

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Keybridge Capital sues collapsed subsidiary for credit law breaches
Financial Services July 5, 2019 1:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Failed lender PR Finance Group has been sued for $5 million in damages by owner Keybridge Capital and its liquidators after the company went under […]

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Judge reserves AMP class action loser costs after Phi Finney McDonald sinks 1,345 hours
Class Actions July 4, 2019 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique class actions law firm Phi Finney McDonald has won its bid to reserve costs incurred before its case was permanently stayed in the AMP […]

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In latest AMP class actions, judge nudges parties away from beauty parade
Class Actions July 3, 2019 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing competing consumer class actions against AMP over superannuation fees said he would be “reluctant” to hold a contest between the two cases, […]

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APRA had ‘unhinged hatred’ of IOOF exec, court told
Financial Services July 3, 2019 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

APRA has been accused of harbouring an “unhinged hatred” for former IOOF managing director Chris Kelaher by his counsel, who was objecting to internal APRA […]

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Westpac unit settles class action over Samra Ponzi scheme
Class Actions July 3, 2019 3:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac unit BankSA has reached an agreement to settle a class action alleging it failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra. […]

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IOOF unit’s case ‘utterly unsupportable’, Sparke Helmore tells court
Trials July 2, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has refuted allegations by IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) that it failed to provide proper legal advice to the trustee on a […]

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Ex-CBA exec facing criminal charges ordered to hand over docs in US lawsuit
White Collar July 2, 2019 9:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former Commonwealth Bank executive facing criminal commercial bribery charges has been ordered to hand over a number of documents in a US lawsuit brought […]

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IOOF liability ‘plain as a pike staff’, APRA says at start of trial
Financial Services July 1, 2019 10:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The prudential regulator has opened the first day of its case against IOOF directors and entities by claiming the wealth manager’s liability is “plain as […]

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‘Neglect, inexperience, incompetence’: IOOF unit faces $82M trial over plantation sale
Trials July 1, 2019 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) is facing an $82 million claim for compensation by investors angered by the way the trustee handled the sale […]

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