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ASX updates disclosure obligations in wake of GetSwift action
Securities March 19, 2018 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 March 19, 2018 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 March 8, 2018 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 telling investors about offers for its […]

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ASIC sues Rio Tinto and former execs
Securities March 2, 2018 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lodged a case in Federal Court against Rio Tinto, its former CEO and former CFO over allegedly misleading […]

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Judge takes scalpel to Commonwealth Bank class action
Class Actions May 15, 2018 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over allegedly lax anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing controls has struck […]

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IT consultant charged with insider trading after ASIC probe
White Collar May 14, 2018 5:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Sydney-based IT consultant faces multiple charges of insider trading after illegally accessing stock information from a financial publisher, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission […]

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AMP vows to defend two shareholder class actions
Class Actions May 10, 2018 10:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP says it will “vigorously defend” two class actions by shareholders in the wake of scandalous revelations at the Royal Commission that led to a […]

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Commonwealth Bank to pay $25 million to settle rate rigging case
Financial Services May 9, 2018 2:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Commonwealth Bank has agreed to pay $25 million to settle claims by the securities regulator that it manipulated the bank bill swap rate. As part […]

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Judge denies bid to peek at Cape Lambert books
Corporate May 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid by corporate advisory firm Leadenhall Australia to have a peek at the books of mining company Cape Lambert Resources, […]

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Ex-Storm Financial execs appeal penalty
Securities April 27, 2018 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of defunct financial advisory firm Storm Financial have filed an appeal after the Federal Court slapped them each with a $70,000 fine […]

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