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Judgment looms for IOOF execs in APRA’s disqualification case
Financial Services September 17, 2019 11:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Five IOOF executives will learn their fate this week when a judge rules on a disqualification bid by the prudential regulator, the first judgment to […]

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Twin Quintis class actions squabble about ‘overly complicated’ case
Class Actions September 11, 2019 10:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in one of two shareholder class actions brought against troubled sandalwood producer Quintis have complained about potential delays that could result from the […]

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Facebook, Instagram were entitled to block Aussie startup’s access, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection August 26, 2019 3:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram have denied allegations they breached Australia’s competition law when they terminated the accounts of a Melbourne-based startup, saying they were entitled to […]

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Quintis founder seeks transcripts of ASIC interviews
ASIC August 22, 2019 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six individuals interviewed by ASIC in relation to the collapse of sandalwood producer Quintis have sought leave to intervene in the regulator’s case against the […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions August 9, 2019 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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ACCC proposals could hurt more than just Google and Facebook
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2019 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

While the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has set out to rein in the market power of Google and Facebook, the sweeping proposals in the […]

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Ban on Instagram selfie with Kylie Jenner would intrude on ‘personal freedom’, judge says
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 6:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to order the removal of a selfie photograph with model Kylie Jenner from the personal Instagram account of the former CEO […]

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IOOF CFO slams disqualification case as ‘egregious’ example of impulsive enforcement
Financial Services July 16, 2019 5:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for IOOF chief financial officer David Coulter have dismissed APRA’s allegations that he breached his superannuation duties as commercially “naïve”, “absolutely desperate” and a […]

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‘Stalinist’ APRA deterring ‘good people’ from super industry, ex-IOOF directors say
Financial Services July 12, 2019 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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APRA had ‘unhinged hatred’ of IOOF exec, court told
Financial Services July 3, 2019 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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