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ASIC will ask to have Melissa Caddick charges dropped
White Collar 2021-03-29 4:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will seek to withdraw all charges which were the subject of an arrest warrant against accused fraudster Melissa Caddick, […]

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Full Court dashes Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s hopes of saving ‘community bank’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-03-11 4:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has lost its appeal of a ruling that revoked its 22-year-old ‘community bank’ trade mark, with the Full Federal Court agreeing […]

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Katy Perry ‘cannot avoid discovery process’ in trade mark dispute, court told
Intellectual Property 2021-03-11 11:49 am By Cindy Cameronne

A fight is brewing over allegedly deficient discovery provided by pop star Katy Perry in her trade mark dispute with Sydney fashion designer Katie Perry, […]

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Accused fraudster Melissa Caddick spent every cent of investors’ money, liquidator says
White Collar 2021-02-24 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Missing Sydney businesswomen Melissa Caddick was “meticulous and systematic” in generating fake financial records but never made a single investment, pocketing tens of millions of […]

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Findex can’t enforce ‘convoluted’ restraint clauses against advisor who poached clients, court says
Accounting 2020-10-30 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Findex has lost an appeal of a court’s judgment tossing its case against a former financial advisor, despite the court finding he had […]

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Manolo Blahnik wins discovery for potential knockoff suit against Sydney outlet
Intellectual Property 2020-11-04 4:09 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Luxury shoe designer Manolo Blahnik has won a preliminary discovery application seeking information from Sydney designer outlet, Estro, for a possible lawsuit over the “extremely […]

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Remains of accused con artist Melissa Caddick found on NSW South Coast
Financial Services 2021-02-26 9:38 am By Christine Caulfield

Police have identified human remains found on a beach on the NSW South Coast as Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, who has not been seen since […]

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PwC takes swipe at class action over $50M bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-02-16 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking to shut down a class action by irate bondholders of collapsed asset finance lender Axsesstoday Limited over alleged misrepresentations in a $50 […]

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Special purpose liquidators appointed by judge to investigate claims against Phoenix directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-07-08 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has appointed special purpose liquidators to investigate the affairs of failed VET provider Phoenix Institute and its directors after the Commonwealth complained of […]

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PwC faces class action by bondholders of collapsed lender Axsesstoday
Financial Services 2020-09-04 7:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Irate bondholders of Axsesstoday Limited, which collapsed in 2019 after breaching its loan term conditions, have filed a class action against the asset finance lender […]

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