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Appeal dropped by disqualified exec who argued forwarded ASIC email not proper service
ASIC 2021-04-20 4:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Perth director of six companies that were wound up owing $100 million to creditors has dropped a challenge to his disqualification by ASIC, after […]

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Mayfair 101’s James Mawhinney banned for 20 years for ‘reprehensible’ conduct
Financial Services 2021-04-19 10:49 am By Christine Caulfield

The founder of beleaguered investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, has been slapped with an order banning him from soliciting funds or promoting any financial […]

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ASIC ordered to clarify first COVID-19 case against ClearLoans
Financial Services 2021-04-12 10:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered ASIC to provide more detail in its case accusing personal lender ClearLoans of contravening the hardship provisions of the credit laws, […]

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‘Significant allegations’: ASIC ordered to flesh out case against REST
Financial Services 2021-04-09 2:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered ASIC to flesh out its case accusing the Retail Employees Superannuation of misleading members about their ability to move their super […]

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Westpac faces ASIC action over ‘junk’ credit insurance
Financial Services 2021-04-08 10:40 am By Christine Caulfield

The corporate cop has launched action against banking giant Westpac for allegedly selling worthless add-on credit card insurance to unwitting customers, the first of what […]

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‘Nothing the Crown does will satisfy these nine accused’: Prosecution defends ANZ cartel indictment
White Collar 2021-04-01 9:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The prosecution in a criminal cartel case against several banks and high-ranking executives over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement has fought back against accusations […]

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ASIC takes CBA to court for hitting customers with $55M in fees
Financial Services 2021-04-01 12:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to court for slapping nearly 1 million customers with unauthorised monthly access […]

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ASIC will ask to have Melissa Caddick charges dropped
White Collar 2021-03-29 4:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will seek to withdraw all charges which were the subject of an arrest warrant against accused fraudster Melissa Caddick, […]

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Linchpin Capital investors want to add insurers to class action
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action by investors of collapsed Linchpin Capital against the company’s former directors wants to join their insurers as defendants to the proceedings. A […]

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ASIC triumphs in ‘bad advice’ case against IOOF unit
Financial Services 2021-03-24 12:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former financial advisor employed by an IOOF unit accused of taking hefty commissions for steering investors towards risky investments contravened the financial advice provisions […]

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