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Ex-Vocus chairman charged with insider trading
White Collar 2021-09-14 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Vocus chairman Vaughan Bowen has been charged with two counts of insider trading for allegedly offloading 5.6 million company shares while in possession of […]

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Class action members likely misled about cross-claims in BSA case, judge says
Class Actions 2021-09-09 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow workers in a sham contracting class action against technical services contractor BSA to rejoin the case after opting out, saying the […]

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Global banks sued for withdrawing support for Jabiru satellite
Financial Services 2021-09-07 5:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Eight major banks, including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Citicorp, are facing a lawsuit for withdrawing financial support for a project to build and launch […]

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‘Very disappointed’: ACCC accuses Telstra, Optus and TPG of misleading NBN customers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-09 4:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has brought legal action against three major Australian internet providers for allegedly misleading hundreds of thousands of NBN customers. […]

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OAIC launches investigation into Optus data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-08-06 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is investigating whether Optus breached privacy law after the telco wrongly published customers’ personal details in the White […]

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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Telstra to refund customers $25M over NBN speed claims
Telecommunications 2021-07-07 6:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Telecommunications giant Telstra will provide $25 million in refunds to almost 50,000 customers after failing to inform them the speeds they were promised could not […]

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Dodo, iPrimus hit with $2.5M penalty over broadband speed claims
Telecommunications 2021-06-02 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Telecommunications companies Dodo and iPrimus must pay $2.5 million in penalties for making misleading claims about their NBN broadband speeds, a court has ruled. The […]

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Telstra fined $50M for ‘beyond conscience’ exploitation of Indigenous customers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-13 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has been fined $50 million for using unconscionable tactics to sign up more than 100 Indigenous customers with post-paid mobile plans they didn’t understand […]

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Sydney sues Telstra to block payphone installations
Telecommunications 2021-05-11 5:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The city of Sydney has sued Telstra to block the telecommunications giant from carrying out the allegedly unlawful replacement and installation of payphones throughout the […]

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