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CBA’s $700M AUSTRAC settlement gets court OK
Financial Services 2018-06-20 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has signed off on a $700 million settlement between AUSTRAC and Commonwealth Bank of Australia for violating anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Judge scolds lawyers for ‘epistolary grenades’ in $8M fraud case
White Collar 2018-06-13 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has chided lawyers for lobbing “epistolary grenades” in the form of “ill-advised” emails in a civil case connected to an $8 million fraud […]

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Ex-Citi, Deutsche CEOs among 6 charged over alleged ANZ cartel
White Collar 2018-06-05 6:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

High-ranking bank officials, including the former CEOs of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank in Australia, are among the executives charged over a cartel involving a $2.5 billion […]

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Abalone boss jailed for 3.5 years for misleading board, investors
White Collar 2018-06-01 5:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former chief executive of Australian Bight Abalone has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for making misleading statements to board members and potential […]

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ANZ, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup face criminal cartel charges
White Collar 2018-06-01 9:57 am By Christine Caulfield

ANZ, Deustche Bank and Citigroup will be hit with criminal charges over an alleged cartel involving the institutional equity placement of ANZ shares that raised […]

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Former Freenet director hit with fraud charges
Technology 2018-05-21 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s corporate regulator has brought fraud charges against the former director of failed internet company Freenet, alleging he took money from the company and used […]

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Judge takes scalpel to Commonwealth Bank class action
Class Actions 2018-05-15 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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Fraud case against Shane Heal dropped after star witness no-show
White Collar 2018-05-14 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The fraud case against Australian basketball great Shane Heal has been withdrawn after prosecutors’ could not get their US-based star witness to testify in time. […]

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IT consultant charged with insider trading after ASIC probe
White Collar 2018-05-14 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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Ex-CEO of Snowy 2.0 project says warrants in bribery case ‘defective’
White Collar 2018-04-27 10:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of the lead contractor on the Snowy Hydro 2.0 project now facing corruption charges was the target of Australian Federal Police search […]

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