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NAB avoids court, signs undertaking to resolve AUSTRAC compliance probe
AUSTRAC 2022-05-02 1:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has avoided enforcement action and entered into an undertaking with AUSTRAC to settle an investigation into compliance with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Law firm wants 25% of $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn will ask a court to approve $14.5 million in costs for running a class action against Colonial First State that has […]

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Macquarie flex commission class action says loans were part of ‘staged sales process’
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

The plaintiffs in a class action over alleged unfair flex commission arrangements have hit back at Macquarie Leasing’s claims that out-of-pocket customers should have negotiated […]

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Mayfair’s James Mawhinney loses challenge to re-examination
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-04-29 10:05 pm By Sam Matthews

The former director of Mayfair’s failed IPO Wealth Holdings, James Mawhinney, has lost his challenge to a judge’s decision allowing liquidators to examine him for […]

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ASIC loses waiver argument over privileged docs in case against REST
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-29 2:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has panned ASIC’s bid to discover a wide range of privileged communications between super fund REST and various legal advisers, finding the regulator […]

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Judge signs off on 40% cut for law firm in Arrium class action
Class Actions 2022-04-27 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a 40 per cent group costs order for the law firm that’s running a class action against KPMG and former directors […]

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KPMG settles with principal allegedly subjected to ‘aggressive, belittling’ emails
Employment 2022-04-27 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Accounting giant KPMG has resolved a lawsuit brought by a principal director who alleged he was told to “change and adjust” to “belittling” attacks by […]

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ASIC fines Maritime Super for misleading super members over fees
Financial Services 2022-04-27 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Industry fund Maritime Super has been fined $26,640 by the corporate regulator for allegedly misleading members about the impact of its partnership with superannuation fund […]

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‘Pretty unsatisfactory’: Judge sceptical of Colonial plan to stick ATO with settlement distribution
Class Actions 2022-04-22 1:34 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has expressed doubts over Colonial First State’s plan to pass on part of its duties to the ATO in distributing a $56.3 million […]

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Westpac slugged with $113M in penalties in six ASIC cases
Financial Services 2022-04-22 3:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday slugged Westpac with a $40 million penalty for charging advice fees to over 11,800 dead customers in the last of six […]

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