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ASIC seeks urgent orders barring payday lenders from enforcing ‘harmful’ loan contracts
Financial Services 2023-10-11 4:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is seeking to restrain payday lenders Cigno and BSF Solutions from enforcing loan fees against 10,000 customers. The civil […]

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Top Dick Smith execs drop High Court appeal against receivers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-10-10 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former Dick Smith executives have settled with the receivers of the defunct electronics retailer, dropping a High Court appeal over an $11.8 million ruling. […]

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NAB ‘obliged’ to charge adviser fees at issue in class action, court told
Trials 2023-10-10 10:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NAB unit NULIS Nominees was not only allowed to charge superannuation fund members fees for adviser commissions, it was “obliged” to do so, a court […]

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Benjamin Hornigold sues ex-directors, investment manager over $4M in loans
Financial Services 2023-10-10 3:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Investment fund Benjamin Hornigold has sued two former directors and its investment manager John Bridgeman Limited over a decision to enter into $4 million in […]

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Seven year-long investor class action over AFSL ‘racket’ headed to High Court
High Court 2023-10-10 1:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against a director of defunct financial services firm Hodgson Faraday is headed to the High Court after seven years of litigation, with […]

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Ex-CEO of stockbroker BBY charged with aiding fraud
Financial Services 2023-10-10 9:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former CEO of collapsed Sydney stockbroking firm BBY Limited has been charged with two counts of aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring fraud. Arunesh Maharaj […]

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Trial kicks off in adviser fee class action against NAB
Trials 2023-10-09 10:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NAB unit NULIS Nominees was “hopelessly conflicted” in continuing to charge allegedly unlawful adviser commissions to superannuation fund members, a court has heard on the […]

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Westpac hit with another superannuation class action
Class Actions 2023-10-09 11:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has been hit with a class action for allegedly overcharging superannuation customers for insurance coverage, months after paying $30 million to settle a separate […]

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Group members to get $84M from AMP class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-10-06 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn will seek $26 million in costs from a $110 million settlement in a long-running class action against AMP over its fees-for-no-service conduct, leaving […]

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Judge ‘had enough’ with delays in four-year-old AMP class action
Class Actions 2023-10-05 1:14 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing a slow moving class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has expressed his frustration with […]

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