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Lawyer Brody Clarke jailed for stealing from client to feed ‘irrational’ gambling habit
White Collar January 16, 2019 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former solicitor with Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell was jailed Wednesday for a minimum of three years in a fraud case a judge called […]

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ACCC reviewing leniency policy in light of concerted practices ban
Competition & Consumer Protection January 11, 2019 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is taking a look at its program for granting¬† leniency to cartel whistleblowers in the wake of changes that […]

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Ex-RBA official Christian Boillot jailed for 2.5 years over bribery scandal
White Collar December 6, 2018 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Reserve Bank of Australia official Christian Boillot was sentenced Thursday to a two and a half years’ suspended jail term over his role in […]

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RBA cos. fined $21M after pleading guilty in foreign bribery scandal
White Collar November 28, 2018 9:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s two banknote subsidiaries pleaded guilty to foreign bribery charges in 2011 and paid fines of more than $21 million, it […]

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Accountant lied to conceal Centaur Ponzi scheme, court hears
Restructuring & Insolvency November 19, 2018 10:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The accountant and best friend of fraudster Scott Williams “prevaricated and lied” to hide his knowledge of the Centaur Litigation Ponzi scheme that misappropriated $32 […]

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Ex-credit union CEO charged over board vote-rigging probe
White Collar October 17, 2018 3:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former CEO of a Victoria-based credit union has been hit with a criminal charge in relation to an ASIC probe into voting irregularities during […]

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Ex-CBA banker to stand trial for role in $170M home loan fraud scheme
White Collar October 12, 2018 4:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former mobile lender with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia will stand trial for his alleged role in a massive $170 million home loan fraud […]

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Ponzi schemer’s co. to face claims in Westpac class action
Class Actions October 8, 2018 8:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has allowed the plaintiffs in a class action alleging a unit of Westpac failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi […]

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AFP brings foreign bribery charges
White Collar September 14, 2018 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Sydney executive of a company specialising in trading rock phosphate has been charged with conspiring to bribe foreign officials in Nauru. In charges brought […]

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Criminal cartel cases the tip of the iceberg, lawyers say
Competition & Consumer Protection August 27, 2018 11:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The two criminal cartel cases brought by the ACCC in the past three months are just the beginning, lawyers say, with three or four more […]

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