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Count Financial faces class action

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
Class action proceedings have been filed against Count Financial, a former subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia after contravening its obligations under the Corporations Act. The proceedings filed by Piper Alderman in the Federal Court of Australia ...

AMP does not treat advisers fairly: Poll

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
... cast a vote either way. AMP cut BOLR valuations from 4x recurring revenue to a maximum of 2.5x last year. In July, a class action was filed against AMP by its own advisers over the reduction in BOLR values. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise ...

HESTA takes active approach to class actions

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 27 AUG 2020
... enhance the long-term value of companies they invest in on behalf of members." HESTA said it recognises that the class action industry contains a number of specialist entities and warrants oversight. "Regulation should ensure that the risk premium awarded ...

Facebook, Google face crypto class action

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
Sydney-based law firm JPB Liberty has filed a class action against Facebook and Google for the losses suffered by Australian cryptocurrency providers after their bans on cryptocurrency advertising. JPB Liberty is seeking damages for the losses the cryptocurrency ...

Westpac ditches dividend

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2020
Westpac has become the first of the big four banks to not deliver a dividend in its first half results as it reported a net profit of $595 million and revealed it anticipates further enforcement action from ASIC. Westpac chief executive Peter King said ...

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to face fresh class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
Enrolments in a fresh class action against Bendigo and Adelaide Bank on behalf of investors in the Great Southern managed investment scheme are being finalised this week. EQ Legal director Sasha Ivantsoff told Financial Standard that 850 entities including ...

AMP, CBA, Westpac face potential class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
The financial advice arms of AMP, Commonwealth and Westpac are all facing a potential class action from law firm Piper Alderman. The law firm is calling on any customers who have acquired, renewed or continue to hold a financial product on recommendation ...

Class action over YouTube fundie fallout

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020
UK investment giant Hargreaves Lansdown is facing a potential class action over its alleged promotion of Neil Woodford's funds. The Woodford Equity Income Fund was spectacularly wound up after its namesake star fundie Neil Woodford offered an emotional ...

Alex Wade leaves AMP

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
AMP has announced the departure of AMP Australia chief executive Alex Wade, effective immediately. Wade tendered his resignation and AMP accepted it, the group said. Chief executive of AMP's New Zealand Wealth Management, Blair Vernon, will replace ...

Lazard dumps AMP shares

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... Lawyers over insurance sold by AMP's aligned financial advisers. AMP Financial Planning advisers also filed their own class action against the company last week over its decision to slash Buyer of Last Resort Valuations. AMP was already facing class ...