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AMP faces fresh class action

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
AMP is facing a fresh class action, as Shine Lawyers confirms it is investigating whether the firm's financial advisers breached their fiduciary and statutory duties to an estimated 100,000 clients. Shine Lawyers alleges the beleaguered firm failed ...

Westpac facing new class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 FEB 2020
Westpac is facing a new class action over issues connected to the bank's monitoring of financial crime and the recent AUSTRAC scandal. Rosen Law, a US based international investor rights law firm, filed the class action on behalf of purchasers of ...

AMP cuts super fees

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 JAN 2020
... changes will see the removal of five of its seven existing funds and one of its trustees. AMP is currently defending a class action brought by Maurice Blackburn that alleges two million superannuation accounts were impacted by trustee failures.

Class action accuses CFS of dodgy insurance fees

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020
Shine Lawyers today filed a class action against Colonial First State alleging that hundreds of thousands of Australians were charged excessive insurance premiums. The action alleges CFS, as Commonwealth Bank's superannuation provider, put members into ...

Class action accuses NAB of super rip-off

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JAN 2020
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today filed a class action on behalf of more than 330,000 National Australia Bank superannuation customers. The action relates to MasterKey Business Super and Personal Super account holders and accuses NAB of breaching its ...

Wealth giants shrink advertising budgets

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020
Australia's largest superannuation funds and wealth companies have largely cut back on their advertising spends over the past five years, documents from the Standing Committee on Economics show. Colonial First State, which is currently facing two ...

Westpac served class action

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
Westpac has confirmed it was served with a class action on behalf of shareholders in relation to the AUSTRAC investigation. The class action has been filed by Phi Finney McDonald. The claim relates to market disclosure issues connected to Westpac's ...

Industry fund publicly shames investment adviser

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 9 DEC 2019
... women doing heavy lifting in warehouses and subsequently miscarrying. This year, the company has been battling a class action from workers in XPO's trucking service who claim the company violated California labour laws by denying them minimum wage ...

CFS culls grandfathered commissions, slashes fees

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 6 DEC 2019
About 6000 financial advisers are set to lose $1700 per year in revenue, as Colonial First State starts to put grandfathered commissions to bed. The $145 billion manager is starting the phase out of grandfathered commissions with a small slice of the ...

Advice practices urged to contact ombudsman

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
... pushed out by financial advice licensees. Recent news about changes to AMP's Buyer of Last Resort agreements and a class action mounted against AMP Financial Planning appear to have gotten the attention of the ombudsman. "Following recent media reports ...