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ASIC scores ‘narrow’ win in case against ex-Tennis Australia director
ASIC July 31, 2020 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has handed ASIC a “narrow” win in its action against former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell, tossing most of the regulator’s case and […]

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ASIC says ‘light touch’ approach to class action funders to end
Class Actions July 29, 2020 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission told the government’s class action inquiry that it was committed to making the existing class action regime work with […]

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Investment scheme wound up after ‘systematic misappropriation’ of $7M in funds
Restructuring & Insolvency July 28, 2020 9:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has granted ASIC’s bid to wind up an illegal managed investment scheme whose operators fled to India following the “systematic misappropriation” of almost […]

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Ex-Bellamy’s director Jan Cameron pleads not guilty to disclosure charges
Securities July 24, 2020 10:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Bellamy’s Australia director Jan Cameron has pleaded not gulty to two charges stemming from an alleged failure to disclose her stake in the organic […]

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ASIC won’t appeal Westpac responsible lending case to High Court
Financial Services July 22, 2020 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC has dropped its fight with Westpac over the bank’s financial assessment of home loan borrowers following political pressure, citing the “challenging economic circumstances”. The […]

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CBA unit admits to misleading calls in ASIC case over MySuper accounts
Financial Services July 22, 2020 4:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Commonwealth Bank’s wealth management unit Colonial First State has admitted misleading conduct in certain calls to superannuation members, but has otherwise denied claims by the […]

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Finance experts recruited to advise ‘complex’ $17M tax fraud, police say
Tax July 22, 2020 9:04 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Federal police have charged 12 members of an alleged sophisticated criminal syndicate, including construction industry figure George Alex, which authorities say enlisted the help of […]

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ASIC pushes for $15M fine in NAB ‘Introducer’ case, but judge questions scope of investigation
Financial Services July 20, 2020 9:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ASIC has called for a $15 million penalty against National Australia Bank over its scandal-ridden ‘Introducer’ loan referral program, but a judge has questioned the […]

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ASIC loses bid for Ashurst documents on ANZ fee advice ‘for now’
Financial Services July 17, 2020 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Australia’s corporate watchdog has lost its bid to obtain Ashurst’s advice to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group about potentially illegal bank fees “for now”, […]

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Clive Palmer hit with criminal charges over $12M in transfers
White Collar July 17, 2020 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Queensland politician and mining magnate Clive Palmer has been hit with criminal charges for allegedly using his position as director of Minerology to allow $12 […]

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