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Insurers largely prevail in second COVID-19 test case
Insurance 2021-10-08 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurers have largely succeeded in challenging COVID-19 business interruption claims by a group of small businesses, in an important second test case that could save […]

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ASIC seeks ‘very substantial’ $12M penalty against Mayfair
Financial Services 2021-09-29 3:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission says beleaguered investment group Mayfair 101 should pay a $12 million penalty after a judge found the company misled […]

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Mayfair 101’s James Mawhinney says lawyers OK’d alleged misleading conduct
Financial Services 2021-09-29 9:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The founder of embattled investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, has said he received legal advice on the company’s advertising of financial products that a […]

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Mayfair 101’s James Mawhinney says he should not face penalty in ASIC case
Financial Services 2021-06-30 1:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The founder of embattled investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, will argue that he should not be ordered to pay any penalty after the company […]

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QBE Insurance files COVID-19 business interruption test case
Coronavirus 2021-04-15 9:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Insurance giant QBE Insurance Australia has launched a COVID-19 business interruption test case in the Federal Court, following a landmark loss for insurers in the […]

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Mayfair 101’s Mawhinney may face criminal charges as court appoints liquidators to investment group
ASIC 2020-08-14 1:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has appointed provisional liquidators to investment firm Mayfair 101 and has banned director James Mawhinney from transferring any assets out of Australia, after […]

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Mayfair to retire ‘Platinum’ brand to put trade mark dispute to rest
Intellectual Property 2020-06-16 11:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mayfair 101 has agreed to cease using the brand name Mayfair Platinum to settle a trade mark dispute brought by ASX-listed fund manager Platinum Asset […]

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ASIC brings action against Mayfair 101 for ‘misleading’ advertising
Financial Services 2020-04-06 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has launched proceedings against investment firm Mayfair 101 Group and Mayfair Platinum accusing them of misleading advertising. In a […]

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Court forces ASIC to delay warning against Mayfair 101 despite COVID 19-stoked investment fears
Financial Services 2020-03-26 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered ASIC to wait 48 hours after making any decision to send a warning notice to investment conglomerate Mayfair 101 before publicly […]

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Yellow Pages maker’s ‘Sensis’ trade mark infringed by rival, court finds
Intellectual Property 2019-05-29 6:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The maker of the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories, Sensis, has won its IP case against a direct marketing company, with a judge ruling […]

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