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Van Eyk Research ex-CEO pleads guilty to dishonesty
White Collar 2022-05-31 9:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former CEO of defunct investment research firm van Eyk has admitted to breaching his duties by using his position as director of a subsidiary […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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Forex Capital liquidators win ‘urgent’ order for $69.5M distribution to customers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-24 5:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Forex Capital Trading liquidators have won an “urgent” bid for orders allowing them to distribute $69.5 million to 8,600 former customers of the derivatives trader […]

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Perth Airport misled United in lease negotiations, lawsuit claims
Contracts 2022-05-18 4:17 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum has taken Perth Airport to court, arguing it was induced to enter a $900,000 lease and construction agreement at the airport’s central precinct […]

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PwC sued over advice on $88M sale of Hudson Pacific to Retail Food Group
Financial Services 2022-05-12 5:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The founder of wholesale food company Hudson Pacific has sued PricewaterhouseCoopers for allegedly providing bad advice on the terms of the $88 million sale of […]

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Bill Papas’ girlfriend hits back at Westpac’s case over alleged $294M fraud
White Collar 2022-05-11 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Bill Papas’ girlfriend Louise Agostino has hit back at Westpac’s lawsuit accusing her of involvement in the Forum Group director’s alleged $294 million fraud, denying […]

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Ex-DomaCom boss says Nine’s reporting of AustAgri deal cost him his job
Media 2022-05-06 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Founder and former CEO of listed investment firm DomaCom is suing Nine over an episode of A Current Affair that allegedly suggested he was involved […]

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AGL dodges green shareholder’s challenge to demerger scheme booklet
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-05-06 5:48 pm By Sam Matthews

AGL Energy has defeated a green investor’s challenge to its demerger scheme booklet ahead of a vote on the controversial proposal, but has been ordered […]

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ACCC head calls out companies for ‘pushing the boundaries’ of merger regime
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-04 4:00 pm By Sam Matthews

The new chair of the competition regulator has taken aim at companies for “pushing the boundaries” of Australia’s merger control regime and taking a “strategic […]

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ASIC can’t duck case by G8 Education’s ex-chair over alleged unlawful examination
White Collar 2022-05-03 5:49 pm By Sam Matthews

ASIC has lost a bid to dismiss former G8 Education chair Jennifer Hutson’s application seeking declarations that she was unlawfully examined by the regulator over […]

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