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CBA seeks leniency as judge grapples with first criminal case of its kind
Financial Services 2021-10-29 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A fine imposed against the Commonwealth Bank for false and misleading representations to customers should reflect offences that were “well below the midpoint” of seriousness, […]

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Lauded King & Wood Mallesons managing partner appointed Macquarie GC
Financial Services 2021-10-29 3:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian managing partner of King & Wood Mallesons, Evie Bruce, is set to join Macquarie Group as its next group general counsel and head […]

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Rate-rigging class action pleadings OK’d, more than two years after case filed
Class Actions 2021-10-28 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to amended pleadings in a class action accusing major banks of entering a cartel agreement to rig foreign […]

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iSignthis’ John Karantzis accuses ATO of misleading court in asset freeze bid
Tax 2021-10-28 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

iSignthis CEO John Karantzis claims the ATO misled the court when it sought a freezing order over his assets in a dispute over an alleged […]

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth nabs financial services specialist from Herbert Smith Freehills
People In The News 2021-10-28 4:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has continued its hiring spree, luring a financial services regulatory specialist from Herbert Smith Freehills. Steven Rice was appointed a partner in […]

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Law firms accused of negligence say Dover not entitled to recover $1.2M penalty
Professional Negligence 2021-10-27 6:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two law firms accused of providing negligent advice to Dover Financial over a so-called client protection policy found to be “highly misleading” have argued the […]

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Investors lose joint appeal bid to boost slice of Halifax liquidation assets
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-10-27 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Investors in collapsed stockbroker Halifax Investment Services have failed to overturn decisions in Australia and New Zealand relating to the date of realisation of their […]

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ASIC mulls action against super fund execs for investment switching with insider intel
Financial Services 2021-10-27 8:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ASIC has flagged it may take regulatory action against super fund executives and directors for switching personal investment options using insider information. The Australian Securities […]

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Morgan Stanley’s negligence gave financial advisor PTSD, suit claims
Employment 2021-10-27 2:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former Morgan Stanley financial adviser has launched a lawsuit against the investment banking giant, alleging its negligence led to psychological strain so severe it […]

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Piper Alderman’s demand for $119,000 in unpaid fees from Aurora Funds set aside
Corporate 2021-10-25 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Asset manager Aurora Funds has won its bid to toss a demand by law firm Piper Alderman for $119,335 in allegedly unpaid legal fees, with […]

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