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ASIC’s contempt case against Mayfair’s Mawhinney paused pending ban challenge
Financial Services 2022-05-04 10:44 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered a temporary stay of ASIC’s case accusing Mayfair 101 director James Mawhinney of contempt for breaching a 20-year ban. Federal Court […]

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ASIC can’t duck case by G8 Education’s ex-chair over alleged unlawful examination
White Collar 2022-05-03 5:49 pm By Sam Matthews

ASIC has lost a bid to dismiss former G8 Education chair Jennifer Hutson’s application seeking declarations that she was unlawfully examined by the regulator over […]

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Lawyers will try to serve missing Big Un founder on LinkedIn
ASIC 2022-05-03 5:16 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given the liquidators of Big Un the go-ahead to serve the director of the collapsed video company through his LinkedIn account after […]

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ASIC loses waiver argument over privileged docs in case against REST
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-29 2:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has panned ASIC’s bid to discover a wide range of privileged communications between super fund REST and various legal advisers, finding the regulator […]

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ASIC fines Maritime Super for misleading super members over fees
Financial Services 2022-04-27 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Industry fund Maritime Super has been fined $26,640 by the corporate regulator for allegedly misleading members about the impact of its partnership with superannuation fund […]

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Westpac slugged with $113M in penalties in six ASIC cases
Financial Services 2022-04-22 3:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday slugged Westpac with a $40 million penalty for charging advice fees to over 11,800 dead customers in the last of six […]

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Judge signs off on $32M in penalties against Westpac
Financial Services 2022-04-21 3:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved $32 million in penalties against Westpac in two cases brought by the corporate regulator accusing the bank of misleading thousands of […]

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IOOF unit settles ASIC’s cybersecurity test case
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-04-20 12:48 pm By Sam Matthews

IOOF unit RI Advice has agreed to settle novel proceedings brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission claiming it failed to protect its clients […]

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ASIC suspends Dixon Advisory’s financial services licence
Financial Services 2022-04-19 1:24 pm By Sam Matthews

In yet another blow for the embattled wealth manager, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has suspended Dixon Advisory’s financial services licence. The suspension comes […]

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‘Most expensive silk in Australia’: ASIC to argue ex-Tennis Australia boss must pay for ‘luxuries’
ASIC 2022-04-11 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Almost half of the $3 million in legal costs incurred by former Tennis Australia president Steven Healy in successfully defending against the regulator’s case over […]

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