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ASIC says judge erred in assessing Gilbert + Tobin’s advice to crypto provider
Cryptocurrency 2024-06-18 3:36 pm By Sam Matthews

ASIC has wasted no time in appealing a judge’s decision to excuse cryptocurrency product provider Block Earner from paying a civil penalty on the basis […]

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Crypto provider spared penalty in ASIC case because it took advice from leading law firm
Cryptocurrency 2024-06-04 3:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has excused cryptocurrency product provider Block Earner from paying a penalty in a case brought by ASIC, despite finding it provided a financial […]

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‘Grossly excessive’: Energy broker can’t enforce confidentiality agreement
Employment 2024-05-28 11:31 pm By Andy Sidler

A judge has blasted energy broker Energy Action’s bid for interim orders enforcing a confidentiality agreement against a former employee who jumped ship to a […]

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Bonza administrators win more time to sell collapsed airline
Restructuring & Insolvency 2024-05-27 3:16 pm By Andy Sidler

Administrators of collapsed budget airline Bonza have been given two more months to try to sell the company, with the Federal Court finding a sale […]

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Payday lenders’ short-term loans not BNPL arrangements, judge says in ASIC win
Financial Services 2024-05-24 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has prevailed in its case against payday lenders Cigno and BSF Solutions alleging they provided credit without a licence, […]

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Insurer not on hook for scrapped NSW music festival during Black Summer bushfires
Insurance 2024-04-29 11:04 pm By Sam Matthews

Insurer Lloyd’s in not on the hook for losses arising from a cancelled 2019 music festival, with a judge finding the Black Summer bushfires did […]

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Judge warns wealth guru Dominique Grubisa to look ‘elsewhere’ in bid to stay ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-04-23 12:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney lawyer and wealth guru Dominique Grubisa is challenging a finding in an ACCC case that her seminars made misleading statements and has sought to […]

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ASIC appeals loss in landmark case over unfair insurance contracts
Insurance 2024-04-19 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator is appealing a judgment that tossed its landmark action against Austo & General Insurance, saying the judge erred in construing an unclear […]

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Company run by lawyer and wealth guru Dominique Grubisa made misleading statements: court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-04-09 2:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a win for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, a court has found Dominique Grubisa’s DG Institute made misleading statements to students who paid […]

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Billionaire Merivale owner Justin Hemmes sues restaurant over ‘Establishment’ name
Intellectual Property 2024-04-08 1:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney hospitality mogul Justin Hemmes has sued a Brisbane restaurant, Establishment 203, claiming it has breached its ‘Establishment’ trade mark and failed to carry out […]

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