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ASIC asks Westpac: What happened to Colin ‘the Rat’ Roden?
Financial Services July 9, 2018 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants documents from Westpac Banking Corp. detailing how it disciplined rogue traders, including Colin ‘the Rat’ Roden, at the […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 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 […]

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Fitch class action can probe rosy ratings of Sigma Finance
Class Actions August 8, 2018 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings will get its hands on internal reports detailing why the agency assigned a Triple […]

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Class action can claim Westpac unit knew about $1.9M Ponzi scheme
Class Actions August 14, 2018 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 […]

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IOOF unit seeks to expand claims against insurance broker in Provident class action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 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 […]

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Radio Rentals may have ducked credit obligations with ‘strange’ contracts, court told
Class Actions August 9, 2018 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 […]

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$39M in settlements reached in class actions against Sandhurst Trustees
Class Actions August 3, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Settlements totaling $39 million have been reached in two class actions against the former trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance. The […]

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Provident Capital class actions settle on eve of trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege they suffered losses due to Australian Executor […]

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ASIC loses bid for interim receiver against AGM, OT, Ozifin
Restructuring & Insolvency July 27, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied ASIC’s bid to appoint an interim receiver to preserve the assets of three financial services companies that advised clients to invest […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions July 26, 2018 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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