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‘Stalinist’ APRA deterring ‘good people’ from super industry, ex-IOOF directors say
Financial Services 2019-07-12 8:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former directors of troubled fund manager IOOF have slammed APRA for bringing a “truly hopeless” disqualification case against them, telling a court the prudential […]

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Full Court hands Seiko a win in ink cartridge patent dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-07-05 5:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Printer giant Seiko Epson has won its cross-appeal against cartridge reseller Calidad in a Full Federal Court decision that further clarifies the extent to which […]

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APRA had ‘unhinged hatred’ of IOOF exec, court told
Financial Services 2019-07-03 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

APRA has been accused of harbouring an “unhinged hatred” for former IOOF managing director Chris Kelaher by his counsel, who was objecting to internal APRA […]

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IOOF liability ‘plain as a pike staff’, APRA says at start of trial
Financial Services 2019-07-01 10:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The prudential regulator has opened the first day of its case against IOOF directors and entities by claiming the wealth manager’s liability is “plain as […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-28 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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US seafood giant Trident loses appeal in trade mark row with Aussie food company
Intellectual Property 2019-06-20 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

US-based Trident Seafoods has lost a Federal Court fight with an Australian-based Asian food company over three trade marks for the word ‘Trident’. The Full […]

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Funder takes all in Equititrust settlement with KPMG, creditors get nothing
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-20 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The approval of a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG has been postponed to allow time to notify creditors […]

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Judge has ‘no sympathy’ for ACCC’s attempt to block Ultra Tune appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-06-17 4:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ultra Tune has been given the go-ahead to challenge a $2.6 million penalty for alleged breaches of franchising and consumer laws, after a judge said […]

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NSW Ports weighs stay bid in competition case as it battles similar ACCC proceedings
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-06-11 2:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A second competition lawsuit brought against NSW Ports could be stayed or consolidated with a case launched by the competition regulator over an agreement to […]

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IOOF execs slam APRA for last-minute discovery as trial looms
Financial Services 2019-06-06 7:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former executives of wealth manager IOOF facing disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have criticised the prudential regulator for a late and extensive […]

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