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JPMorgan witness disputed existence of ANZ cartel ‘agreement’ court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-06 9:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key witness from JPMorgan previously contested claims by the ACCC that a key component of an alleged cartel arrangement between four major banks around a $2.5 billion institutional share placement by ANZ was actually an ‘agreement,’ as opposed to a series of independent decisions, a court has heard.

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JPMorgan witnesses grilled as banks seek to poke holes in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-05 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two key witnesses from JPMorgan have been grilled by lawyers for three major investments banks named in a high-stakes criminal cartel case as the banks seek to cast doubt on how the ACCC gathered evidence during its almost two-year cartel investigation.

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ASIC drops market manipulation appeal against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities 2019-08-12 3:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

ASIC has abandoned its market manipulation case against National Australia Bank contractor Whitebox Trading, just over a month after the financial regulator decided to appeal the Federal Courtā€™s primary decision to throw out their case.

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ASIC appeals ruling in market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities 2019-06-28 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is challenging the dismissal of its enforcement action againstĀ  National Australia Bank contractor Whitebox Trading and sole director Johannes Boshoff, which accused them of market manipulation that resulted in a spike in the price of securities on the ASX-200 index in October 2012.

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ASIC loses market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities 2019-06-11 4:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost its market manipulation action against Whitebox Trading and its director Johannes Boshoff, with the court finding it was “practically impossible” that any of the trades at the centre of the case were made for an illegitimate purpose.

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ASIC opens Whitebox trial, keeps judge on toes
Securities 2018-07-02 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trial in ASIC’s complex share market manipulation action against Whitebox Trading began Monday, with an opening submission by the corporate regulator that at times had even the presiding judge scratching his head.

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