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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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In win for ASIC, judge rules Mayfair misled investors about risk
Financial Services 2021-03-23 3:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has handed ASIC a victory in finding that investment group Mayfair 101 misled investors about the level of risk of its financial products, […]

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CBA says ‘non-existent’ chance it will make admissions in ASIC’s conflicted remuneration case
Financial Services 2021-03-11 7:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has told a judge there’s no chance it will admit to ASIC’s allegations that it accepted conflicted remuneration through the […]

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Trial against Mayfair goes ahead undefended, as a muted Mawhinney listens in
Financial Services 2021-02-15 3:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission presented its misleading and deceptive conduct case against companies in the Mayfair Group in an undefended trial on Monday, […]

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ASIC secures court order to wind up Mayfair 101 unit
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-01-29 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered the winding up of M101 Nominees, the issuer of $67 million in notes promoted by James Mawhinney’s failed Mayfair 101, which […]

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ATO can’t toss lawsuit by Melbourne migration lawyer who fled to Romania
Tax 2021-01-21 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commissioner of Taxation has failed in his bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a bankrupt migration lawyer who fled to Romania and owes […]

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Court scraps mediation in ASIC case as Mayfair fails to retain Ashurst
Financial Services 2020-12-23 4:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a scheduled mediation in ASIC’s misleading and deceptive conduct case against three companies in the beleaguered Mayfair Group after they failed […]

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‘Risky, illiquid and speculative’: Class action launched over Mayfair’s failed IPO Wealth Fund
Class Actions 2020-12-14 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action has been filed against the trustee and responsible entity of the Mayfair Group’s IPO Wealth Fund, which was wound up in September […]

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Clock’s ticking for Mayfair companies to obtain legal representation
Financial Services 2020-12-10 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled Mayfair Group director James Mawhinney is under pressure to secure legal representation to defend his companies against a misleading and deceptive conduct case brought […]

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In plea to court, Mayfair’s Mawhinney tries to salvage Mission Beach investments
Financial Services 2020-10-13 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of the besieged Mayfair investment group will submit a new noteholder proposal to the court in an effort to stave off the winding […]

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