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Fonterra warned farmers of ‘extreme’ global dairy price volatility, class action defence says
Class Actions 2021-01-21 5:35 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fonterra has hit back at claims in a class action that the dairy giant misled farmers and breached its supply agreements when it slashed milk […]

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Freedom Foods says it was entitled to sack former GC for ‘serious misconduct’
Employment 2021-01-19 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods has denied a former company secretary and group general counsel was protected by whistleblower laws, claiming it was […]

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Police believe accused fraudster Melissa Caddick still alive
Financial Services 2021-01-19 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, who went missing a day after police raided her home two months ago as part of a fraud investigation, is believed […]

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GetSwift’s move to Canada wins court, FIRB approval after fierce opposition by ASIC
Securities 2021-01-08 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Last-mile logistics software company GetSwift has ceased trading on the ASX after its relocation to Canada got the greenlight by the Federal Court and FIRB […]

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Court scraps mediation in ASIC case as Mayfair fails to retain Ashurst
Financial Services 2020-12-23 4:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a scheduled mediation in ASIC’s misleading and deceptive conduct case against three companies in the beleaguered Mayfair Group after they failed […]

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MinterEllison gave ASIC advice on Shipton’s tax bill
ASIC 2020-12-18 9:41 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Top-tier law firm MinterEllison provided ASIC with a legal opinion on whether it was appropriate for the regulator to cover¬† the tax bill of chairman […]

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ASIC has spent $3.2M on criminal lawsuits against Clive Palmer
White Collar 2020-12-18 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has spent $3.2 million so far pursuing billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer in two criminal lawsuits alleging takeover contraventions and fraud. In responses to […]

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‘We have to get this case moving’: Judge orders indictment be filed in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-15 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court judge who is now overseeing a high stakes criminal cartel case against several investment banks and individuals over a $2.5 billion ANZ […]

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Liquidators called in for missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick’s company
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-12-15 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has appointed a provisional liquidator to a company owned by missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, while criticising ASIC for not cooperating with her […]

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Whistleblower laws don’t apply retrospectively, judge says in ANZ bank trader’s case
Employment 2020-12-11 5:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has thrown out the portion of a lawsuit brought by an ANZ trader who was sacked in 2015 that was brought under enhanced […]

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