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Ex-Kleenmaid director wins retrial on charges relating to $13M Westpac fraud
White Collar 2021-06-15 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has set aside the fraud and insolvent trading conviction of Andrew Young, founder of defunct whitegoods distributor Kleenmaid, and ordered a retrial […]

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Halifax auditor faces first criminal charges over auditing breaches
White Collar 2021-06-08 1:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Criminal charges have been laid against the auditor of stockbroker Halifax Investment Services, whose 2008 collapse left around $200 million in client funds trapped, in […]

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ME Bank faces criminal charges after ASIC investigation
White Collar 2021-05-27 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Members Equity Bank has been hit with criminal charges for allegedly making false or misleading representations and violating the National Credit Code. The charges were […]

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Former Healthe Care exec pleads guilty to insider trading
White Collar 2021-05-21 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former executive of hospital operator Healthe Care Pty has pleaded guilty to one charge of insider trading for acquiring a large number of shares […]

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Ex-CFO sentenced to jail time for market manipulation
White Collar 2021-05-18 8:57 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The former chief financial officer of delisted Traditional Therapy Clinics has been sentenced to one year and ten months in prison after pleading guilty to […]

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ASIC accuses Westpac of insider trading over Ausgrid privatisation
White Collar 2021-05-05 10:52 am By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has been accused by the corporate regulator of insider trading before the $16 billion privatisation of electricity provider Ausgrid. In the Federal Court case, […]

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Forge liquidators can expand insider trading case against Clough, directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-04 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Forge Group have won court approval to expand their insider trading case against construction company Clough over the $187 million sale of […]

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ACCC to fight production of JPMorgan witness statements in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-22 5:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge who vowed last year to move a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement to trial “before we all retire” […]

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Fairfax settles defamation suit by vindicated ex-Leighton CFO Peter Gregg
Defamation 2021-04-07 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax has settled long-running defamation proceedings brought by former Leighton Holdings CFO Peter Gregg over 11 articles that accused him of corruption, after he won […]

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‘Nothing the Crown does will satisfy these nine accused’: Prosecution defends ANZ cartel indictment
White Collar 2021-04-01 9:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The prosecution in a criminal cartel case against several banks and high-ranking executives over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement has fought back against accusations […]

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