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HWL Ebsworth avoids hit from $263M Forum Finance scandal
Financial Services 2021-07-06 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth says it has avoided any negative financial impact from its connection with Sydney financial firm Forum Finance, which has been accused […]

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Baker McKenzie dragged into Chinese lender’s case against PwC over failed Aussie launch
Accounting 2021-05-17 5:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Chinese lender Aoyin wants to join Baker McKenzie to its claims against PwC over a failed bid to launch the first Chinese bank incorporated in […]

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ASIC gets $63M funding cut as registry shifts to ATO
ASIC 2021-05-12 4:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The federal government has cut the budget for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission by $62.7 million in tandem with the regulator’s corporate registry being […]

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PwC wins access to Baker McKenzie docs from former client in spat over failed bank launch
Accounting 2021-04-12 11:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

PricewaterhouseCoopers has won access to communications between a Chinese lender and its lawyers at Baker McKenzie in a legal stoush over a failed bid to […]

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APRA trims $250M additional capital requirement for Allianz
Financial Services 2020-12-10 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The prudential regulator has reduced a requirement that Allianz Australia hold an extra $250 million in capital by $100 million, noting steps the insurer had […]

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AUSTRAC, Westpac still locked in settlement negotiations, court hears
Financial Services 2020-03-30 9:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Westpac is still locked in mediation with AUSTRAC over allegations that it committed over 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, with […]

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ASIC to shift regulatory priorities amid pandemic
ASIC 2020-03-23 1:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will continue its enforcement activities amid the spread of the coronavirus but will prioritise cracking down on behaviour that […]

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Westpac class action beauty parade is on after new suit filed
Class Actions 2020-03-13 10:45 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has been hit with another class action over alleged anti-money laundering breaches, teeing up a high-stakes beauty parade over which firm will lead the […]

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US class action firms pounce on Westpac
Class Actions 2020-02-03 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac is now facing at least eight class actions in various US courts seeking $200 million from the bank for allegedly failing to alert shareholders […]

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Westpac to face US class action over AUSTRAC scandal
Class Actions 2020-01-30 3:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A US-based plaintiffs firm is planning a class action against Westpac alleging it failed to alert investors to significant lapses in its anti-money laundering and […]

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