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Judge won’t toss $17.5M Equititrust lawsuit against Tucker & Cowen
Restructuring & Insolvency March 19, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A name partner at law firm Tucker & Cowen and the firm itself have lost their bid for summary dismissal of a lawsuit brought by […]

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Financial adviser gets 10 years for using clients’ funds ‘as he pleased’
White Collar March 15, 2019 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former financial advised has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for doing ‘as he pleased’ with $5 million in client funds that were […]

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Country Care faces trial in first criminal cartel case against Australian company
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2019 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Mildura-based healthcare company and its boss have been committed to stand trial in the first criminal cartel case brought by the Australian Competition and […]

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Former NAB chief of staff charged over $40M fraud
White Collar March 5, 2019 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former chief of staff to ex-NAB boss Andrew Thorburn has been arrested and charged for her alleged role in a $40 million fraud against […]

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Ex-director, insolvency advisers charged with money laundering after ASIC probe
White Collar March 5, 2019 2:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former director of insolvent Telstra dealer Cap Coast Telecoms and two former insolvency advisors have been charged with laundering money and breaching their director […]

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Ex-PPB Advisory liquidator suspended for pilfering $800k
Restructuring & Insolvency February 27, 2019 4:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former PPB Advisory liquidator has had his licence suspended after a disciplinary committee found he acted dishonestly in transferring $800,000 from the account of […]

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Former MP Ian Macdonald gets conviction overturned
White Collar February 25, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A five-member appeals panel in the NSW Supreme Court has overturned former NSW Labor Minister for Mineral Resources Ian Macdonald’s conviction for wilful misconduct of […]

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Calgary CFO convicted for misstating company revenue
Healthcare February 20, 2019 10:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former chief financial officer for¬†Calvary Health Care has been convicted and sentenced after pleading guilty to making false records that misstated the company’s revenue […]

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ASIC foreshadows multiple criminal cases in wake of royal commission
White Collar February 19, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ASIC has wasted no time in the wake of a critical report from the banking royal commission, reporting a 50 percent spike in investigations into […]

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Expanded whistleblower protections to boost white collar crime enforcement
Employment February 19, 2019 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Investigations into white collar crime and corporate misconduct are expected to increase significantly following the passage of a wide-ranging package of amendments to the country’s […]

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