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ASIC charges ex-childcare firm head over failed takeover
Securities 2018-04-03 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former head of childcare provider G8 Education has been slapped with multiple criminal charges for her role in an abandoned takeover bid for rival […]

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Gadens weighs class action against fund manager Blue Sky
Class Actions 2018-03-29 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Blue Sky Alternative Investments could be facing a class action after a report by a U.S. hedge fund that found the Australian fund manager had […]

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Mortgage aggregator can’t halt derivative suit over Macquarie Bank deal
Securities 2018-03-29 11:35 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge on Wednesday refused a bid by Australian mortgage aggregator Connective Group to put on hold a derivative lawsuit by a shareholder against the […]

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GetSwift hit with second shareholder suit
Securities 2018-03-27 8:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has filed a shareholder class action against GetSwift alleging it provided inadequate disclosures and misled investors with its overhyped announcements about business […]

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New claims target GetSwift’s enterprise client announcement
Class Actions 2018-03-23 2:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its shareholder class action against GetSwift to include claims over statements the logistics software company made to shareholders regarding high-volume […]

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Magic Circle firm to rep Rio Tinto in ASIC case
Securities 2018-03-21 11:26 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance will represent Rio Tinto as it faces legal action in Australia over allegedly misleading investors about the coal reserves of […]

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ASX updates disclosure obligations in wake of GetSwift action
Securities 2018-03-19 12:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Stock Exchange has updated rules on company disclosures regarding consumer contracts, in the wake of a share suspension and investor class action against […]

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Judge oks S&P deal in Lifeplan case, as another trial kicks off
Securities 2018-03-19 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

As trial enters its second week in a landmark case against S&P Global, a judge has signed off on a settlement of a separate class […]

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ASIC brings action against Antares Energy, ex-CEO
Securities 2018-03-08 4:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The securities regulator is going after failed oil prospector Antares Energy and its former chief executive James Cruickshank after they told investors about offers for […]

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Ex-Provident Capital director can appeal ASIC ban
Securities 2018-03-07 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former head of collapsed debenture firm Provident Capital has gotten court approval to appeal a ruling banning him from managing companies. Justice Nye Perram […]

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