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Money transfer biz directors slapped with first-ever sentences for cartel conduct
White Collar 2022-06-09 12:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The directors of two money transfer businesses accused of fixing foreign exchange rates are the first ever individuals to be sentenced in Australia to prison […]

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Viagogo loses appeal of $7M penalty for duping consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-18 2:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Viagogo has lost a bid to overturn a $7 million penalty handed down after a judge found the ticket reseller misled customers on an “industrial […]

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No hard time limit on criminal charges against ME Bank, prosecutors say
Financial Services 2022-05-18 1:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Challenging a ruling that tossed half the charges brought against direct bank Members Equity, prosecutors have told an appeals court the ASIC Act does not […]

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Full Court tosses James Ashby’s appeal over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2022-05-12 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby has failed to revive his lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by not paying his $4.5 […]

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Top silk had to take Christian Porter brief under cab rank rule, court hears
Legal Ethics 2022-04-20 8:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has told the Full Court that silk Sue Chrysanthou had to act for him in his defamation action against the ABC […]

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CommSec agrees to $20M penalty for ‘serious and unacceptable’ system failures
Financial Services 2022-03-03 9:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Commonwealth Bank unit CommSec has agreed to pay a $20 million penalty for a series of “serious and unacceptable” failures that lead to excessive fee […]

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Money transfer business directors face jail in first criminal cartel sentencing of individuals
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-03 1:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The directors of two money transfer businesses will be the first individuals to be sentenced for criminal cartel offences after pleading guilty Thursday to charges […]

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Vina Money Transfer to plead guilty in criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-29 10:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Money transfer business Vina Money Transfer and two of five individuals accused of fixing foreign exchange rates on millions of dollars transferred between Australia and […]

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Crane maker NQCranes loses bid to strike out ACCC’s cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-20 12:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Queensland crane company NQCranes has lost its bid to strike out the bulk of the ACCC’s amended case alleging it engaged in a conspiracy with […]

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Prosecutors close to resolving criminal charges in cartel case against Vina Money
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-28 1:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Prosecutors have told a court they are nearing deals with a number of individuals accused of criminal charges in its cartel case against Vina Money […]

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