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AUSTRAC sues Westpac for ‘systemic’ money laundering failures
Financial Services November 20, 2019 10:30 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has been hit with a lawsuit by AUSTRAC for its alleged “systemic” failure to comply with anti-money laundering and counter terrorism finance laws. The […]

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Jury finds Kleenmaid founder guilty of $13M fraud against Westpac
White Collar January 10, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of defunct whitegoods distributor Kleenmaid faces jail time after a jury on Friday found him guilty of 19 charges of fraud and insolvent […]

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Trial date vacated again in Country Care criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 19, 2019 11:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has vacated an upcoming trial date in a criminal cartel proceeding against mobile equipment provider Country Care Group and two individuals, and allowed […]

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CBA unit hit with $700,000 criminal fine for insurance hawking
Insurance November 28, 2019 1:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s insurance division, CommInsure, has been fined $700,000 for breaching insurance hawking laws in Australia’s first post-banking royal commission criminal conviction, […]

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Former director of internet company gets 6 years in jail for fraud
White Collar January 24, 2020 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former director of a Queensland-based internet services provider has been sentenced to six years in jail after pleading guilty to fraud charges. Former Freenet […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling dooms Tucker & Cowen partner’s costs bid
Business of Law January 10, 2020 11:30 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has slashed the costs awarded to a Tucker & Cowen name partner in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of failed fund manager […]

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Quintis founder wins unredacted transcripts of ASIC chats with directors
White Collar October 23, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Quintis founder Frank Wilson has won his bid for unredacted transcripts of ASIC examinations with six former directors of the failed sandalwood company. Wilson, who […]

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Ex-Prime Trust director Wooldridge seeks court approval to manage companies despite recent ban
White Collar October 24, 2019 6:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former health minister and Prime Trust director Michael Wooldridge wants court approval to manage four corporations, despite a recent ruling from the Full Federal Court […]

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Full Federal Court reimposes ban on Prime Trust directors
White Collar October 15, 2019 12:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has reimposed bans against four former directors of collapsed retirement village owner Prime Trust, including former federal health minister Michael Wooldridge, […]

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NAB case against Human Group could prejudice Helen Rosamond, judge says
White Collar October 16, 2019 3:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has hit pause on National Australia Bank’s case against Helen Rosamond’s executive services company Human Group over an alleged $42.4 million fraud against […]

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