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ACCC wins record $18M fine against property spruiker We Buy Houses
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-15 2:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court on Thursday hit property spruiker We Buy Houses and its sole director, Richard ‘Rick’ Otton, with a record $18 million in total fines […]

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Ray White promised agents riches, then axed them, suits say
Employment 2018-10-25 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Real estate group Ray White has been hit with lawsuits by two sacked directors of its projects unit, who claim they turned down profit-sharing job […]

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Crown says NSW gov’t ‘spruiked’ to block Sydney harbour views
Real Estate 2018-10-15 11:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has accused the NSW government of breaching its contractual obligations by “spruiking” to construction firms for development at central Barangaroo that would obstruct its […]

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ASIC bans fourth NAB banker over home loan fraud scam
Financial Services 2018-10-08 11:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former National Australia Bank branch manager Mathew Alwan has been permanently banned from the financial services industry for his involvement in a home loan fraud […]

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Metricon pays ASIC fine for misleading first home buyers
Real Estate 2018-10-03 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Housing giant Metricon will pay $50,400 in penalties after being hit with four infringement notices for misleading advertising aimed at first home buyers. The Australian […]

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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals 2018-09-11 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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Judge gives RE/MAX, Resimax a week to settle trade mark fight
Intellectual Property 2018-08-17 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

After signalling last month they were close to resolving their trade mark dispute, real estate companies RE/MAX and Resimax have been been given one last […]

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Lux Sydney retailer can’t strike NSW’s defences in light rail construction suit
Real Estate 2018-08-16 6:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland has lost a bid to strike out Transport for NSW’s defences in a case seeking damages for the […]

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Gold Coast council ducks suit over $48M Surfers Paradise building sale
Real Estate 2018-08-16 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has set aside an application to block the $48 million sale of a Surfers Paradise building and car park after finding the community […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate 2018-08-09 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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