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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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It’s a rap: Jay-Z settles IP spat over Little Homie children’s book
Intellectual Property 2020-09-04 4:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

International hip-hop star Jay-Z has quietly settled his spat with Australian children’s book manufacturer The Little Homie for what his lawyers called “flagrant, glaring and […]

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Virgin ordered to fly engines to US, as creditors sign off on $3.5B sale to Bain
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-04 7:44 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Virgin Australia has been ordered to return four jet engines to the United States, after a court found the embattled airline and its administrators failed […]

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ASIC spent $1.8M on failed Westpac responsible lending case
Financial Services 2020-08-07 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission spent over $1.8 million in taxpayer funds investigating and prosecuting its now failed responsible lending case against Westpac. The […]

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Westpac’s anti-money laundering woes worsen
Financial Services 2020-07-28 1:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac anti-money laundering compliance troubles continue to worsen, with the bank reporting an additional 365,000 incomplete or inaccurate threshold transaction reports to AUSTRAC. The bank […]

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Funder behind Fair Work class actions a ‘litigation bounty hunter’, Full Court hears
Employment 2020-07-27 9:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing accusations of being a “litigation bounty hunter”, litigation funder Augusta Ventures has made its bid before the Full Federal Court to overturn a landmark […]

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ASIC won’t appeal Westpac responsible lending case to High Court
Financial Services 2020-07-22 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC has dropped its fight with Westpac over the bank’s financial assessment of home loan borrowers following political pressure, citing the “challenging economic circumstances”. The […]

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ASIC takes Forex CT to court over ‘unconscionable’ sales tactics
Financial Services 2020-07-17 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has launched court proceedings against Melbourne-based foreign exchange and derivative trader Forex CT alleging it engaged in unconscionable sales tactics that led to hundreds […]

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Westpac defends AUSTRAC disclosures in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-07-15 7:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has denied claims in a shareholder class action filed in the wake of AUSTRAC proceedings alleging 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Virgin bondholders fail to get hands on confidential Bain Capital sale docs
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-07-10 1:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Virgin Australia unsecured bondholders contesting the sale of the embattled airline to private equity firm Bain Capital have failed in their bid to access confidential […]

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