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Dixon Advisory files for administration, blaming class actions
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-19 10:40 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Embattled wealth advisor Dixon Advisory has filed for administration, saying its potential liability in two class actions and a $7.2 million penalty agreed to in […]

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ASIC gets time to mull class action’s bid to ring-fence $7.2M Dixon Advisory penalty
Financial Services 2021-11-25 1:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has delayed a hearing on a bid by the applicant in a class action against Dixon Advisory to freeze a $7.2 million penalty […]

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Dixon Advisory class action wants court to hold penalty in ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-11-19 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a class action against self-managed superfund provider Dixon Advisory wants to intervene in ASIC’s proceedings, which the company agreed to resolve for […]

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iSignthis’ John Karantzis accuses ATO of misleading court in asset freeze bid
Tax 2021-10-28 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

iSignthis CEO John Karantzis claims the ATO misled the court when it sought a freezing order over his assets in a dispute over an alleged […]

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Judge extends asset freeze over iSignthis CEO in $10M stoush with tax office
Tax 2021-10-21 3:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has extended by a week a freezing order over the assets of ISignthis CEO John Karantzis in a dispute with the Australian Taxation […]

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AMP denies it broke the law by charging dead people for life insurance
Insurance 2021-09-01 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP has hit back at fees for no service court proceedings brought by ASIC, arguing it was legally entitled to charge customers premiums and advice […]

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Seven wins pre-case docs from Cricket Australia in battle over summer broadcast
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-27 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Cricket Australia must hand over documents to Seven West Media as the TV network weighs potential legal action for damages against the league over the […]

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$23.6M Vocation class action bill might have been ‘materially lower’, judge says
Class Actions 2021-07-23 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a $50 million settlement in a shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers, but questioned whether the […]

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Freedom Foods loses second bid to have $20M Blue Diamond feud heard in Australia
Arbitration 2021-05-28 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Freedom Foods’ dispute with Blue Diamond Growers over an almond licensing deal will be heard by an arbitrator in California after an appeals court rejected […]

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Greensill Bank to avoid asset seizure for now as Australian creditors named
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-31 6:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed a German bank owned by Greensill Capital, which owes creditors over $1.75 billion, to temporarily avoid seizure of its assets as […]

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