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Forex Capital liquidators win ‘urgent’ order for $69.5M distribution to customers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-24 5:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Forex Capital Trading liquidators have won an “urgent” bid for orders allowing them to distribute $69.5 million to 8,600 former customers of the derivatives trader […]

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Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed […]

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No hard time limit on criminal charges against ME Bank, prosecutors say
Financial Services 2022-05-18 1:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Challenging a ruling that tossed half the charges brought against direct bank Members Equity, prosecutors have told an appeals court the ASIC Act does not […]

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‘Box them in’: Company pressured customers to invest in timeshare scheme, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-17 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that financial advisers acting for Ultiqa Lifestyle Promotions gave advice against the best interests of consumers, cornering them into investing thousands […]

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GetSwift, directors drop appeal of judgment on ‘PR-driven’ approach to disclosures
Securities 2022-05-16 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have dropped their challenge to a judgment that found the company breached its continuous disclosure obligations with its “PR-driven” […]

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ASIC wins admissions from debt collector that threatened imprisonment
Financial Services 2022-05-16 5:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Debt collection agency A&M Group, trading as Debt Negotiators, has admitted it unduly harassed and coerced debtors by repeatedly contacting family, friends and employers and […]

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Consolidation of Dixon Advisory class actions hits snag over funding
Class Actions 2022-05-13 10:20 pm By Sam Matthews

A proposed consolidation of two class actions against collapsed wealth manager Dixon Advisory has hit a snag, with Shine Lawyers wanting to ensure group members […]

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Ex-Bellamy’s director Jan Cameron sues to avoid tax on sale of 2.5M shares
Tax 2022-05-11 5:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former Bellamy’s Australia director Jan Cameron has filed proceedings against the Australian Taxation Office to avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of 2.5 […]

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AMP denies acting unconscionably by charging dead customers for life insurance
Financial Services 2022-05-10 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

AMP has admitted two of its units charged customers fees for no service but denied it acted unconscionably in a case brought by the corporate […]

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ASIC says Australian Mines lied about funding for ‘critical’ $500M project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-05-10 4:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The corporate regulator has taken Australian Mines to court after its managing director was allegedly caught lying at an investment conference about the value of […]

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