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PwC strikes back in class action over $50M Axsesstoday prospectus
Class Actions 2021-11-30 6:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has hit back at a class action over a $50 million prospectus for Axsesstoday, filing a cross-claim against the asset finance […]

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Banksia judge made no allowance for ‘youth and inexperience’ of Mark Elliott’s son, appeal says
Appeals 2021-11-26 12:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who made findings against the son of the mastermind behind the Banksia class action scam may have formed strong views about the 27-year-old’s […]

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Melissa Caddick’s parents may face court battle over $2.6M Edgecliff property
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-25 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parents of accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick may need to bring court proceedings to retain their $2.6 million Edgecliff home and recoup $1.2 million […]

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Greensill Bank says IAG unit owes $48.5M under trade credit policy
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-24 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The insolvency administrator of Germany-based Greensill Bank AG has launched court proceedings against Insurance Australia Limited seeking US$35 million allegedly owed under a policy indemnifying […]

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Ashurst snags restructuring ace from Norton Rose Fulbright
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-24 2:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ashurst has picked up a leading insolvency partner from Norton Rose Fulbright who advised on the restructure of the beleagured Arrium Group. Bernie Walrut is […]

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Melissa Caddick’s company wound up, with $23.5M owing to investors
Financial Services 2021-11-22 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ASIC has won its bid to wind up accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick’s company and appoint final receivers to realise her assets, paving the way […]

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Banksia class action barristers declare bankruptcy after $21.7M judgment
Class Actions 2021-11-19 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former barristers ordered to pay at least $21.7 million in damages and costs for their role in a fraudulent scheme to pocket a windfall […]

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PwC hit with $43M negligence lawsuit by failed VET provider Cornerstone
Professional Negligence 2021-11-17 4:06 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is facing claims of professional negligence by insolvent tertiary education provider Cornerstone for allegedly assisting the company’s former director in overstating the […]

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Forum Finance director says Westpac’s case against him ‘hopelessly weak’
Financial Services 2021-11-12 12:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Forum Finance director Vincenzo Tesoriero wants to strike out Westpac’s claims against him and has told a court he too is a victim of alleged […]

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ASIC hits Griffin Coal with criminal charges over financial reports
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-11-12 8:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has hit beleaguered mining firm Griffin Coal with criminal charges over its alleged failure to lodge annual financial reports […]

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