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IOOF execs slam APRA for last-minute discovery as trial looms
Financial Services June 6, 2019 7:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former executives of wealth manager IOOF facing disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have criticised the prudential regulator for a late and extensive […]

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Judge finds real risk of ASIC case against former IOOF exec
Financial Services May 20, 2019 9:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former IOOF chairman George Venardos will be allowed to object to incriminating evidence and discovery in proceedings brought by APRA, after a court found there […]

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WorleyParsons unit to contest $132M arbitration award in Vietnamese mining dispute
Arbitration May 20, 2019 12:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering firm Jacobs E&C, which was acquired by WorleyParsons last year, has said it will resist an arbitration judgment of around $132 million handed down […]

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APRA ordered to hand over ASIC chats about IOOF exec
Financial Services May 14, 2019 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

APRA has been ordered to hand over all of its correspondence with fellow regulator ASIC relating to former IOOF chairman George Venardos, as he prepares […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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IOOF chair told APRA conflicts of interest were ‘a bit of a non-event’
Financial Services April 30, 2019 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former chairman of troubled IOOF told APRA during a review meeting that he “struggled” to think the wealth manager had any conflicts of interest […]

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Sanofi drops injector pen patent case against Alphapharm
Intellectual Property April 24, 2019 8:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

After losing its fight for a temporary injunction, Sanofi-Aventis has dropped its patent lawsuit against Alphapharm over the generic drug maker’s plans to market a […]

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Engineering firm acquired by WorleyParsons sued over $132M arbitration award
Arbitration April 17, 2019 3:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The operator of a Vietnamese mine has filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a $132 million arbitration judgment against ¬†engineering company¬†Jacobs E&C, which was acquired […]

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Jones Day nabs BHP’s top litigator for Melbourne office
People In The News March 12, 2019 8:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jones Day has bolstered its global disputes practice in Melbourne, bringing on experienced international dispute resolution lawyer Leah Ratcliff from BHP. Ratcliff, who was head […]

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Otsuka can press ahead with ‘inconsistent’ defences in Abilify patent dispute
Intellectual Property February 27, 2019 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers-Squibb can retain their defences in an ongoing patent dispute over antipsychotic drug Abilify, after the Federal Court dismissed a strike […]

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