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Class action consultation opens

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
... to Australia's continuous disclosure rules and will consult on the remaining recommendations. Frydenberg and attorney general Michaelia Cash will focus on Recommendation 20 which proposes a guaranteed minimum rate of return for class action members. ...

Women participation rate booms

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... for industry, science and technology Karen Andrews is the new home affairs minister. Assistant minister to the attorney general Amanda Stoker took on the additional roles of assistant ministers to the industrial relations minister and minister for women. ...

Venture capital firm in data breach

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2021
... seriously and will continue to monitor the matter". In a data breach notice sent to California's Office of the Attorney General, Sequoia Capital wrote how it discovered that an unauthorised third party had gained remote access, around 20 January ...

AustralianSuper breached member's privacy: Regulator

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
... Elizabeth Hampton. The OAIC is the national regulator for privacy and freedom of information that sits in the Attorney General's portfolio.

US regulator, states sue Facebook

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020
... power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition, all at the expense of everyday users," said New York Attorney General Letitia James said. "Instead of competing on the merits, Facebook used its power to suppress competition so it could take advantage ...

Manipulative trading at J.P. Morgan costs it over $1bn

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... integrity of the American free enterprise system." The Justice Department's criminal division acting assistant attorney general Brian Rabbitt said the record-breaking penalty demonstrates the seriousness of the bank's misconduct. "For over eight ...

J.P. Morgan set to cough up US$1bn

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... scheme to manipulate the market for precious metals futures contracts and defraud market participants," Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said at the time. "These charges should leave no doubt that the department is committed to prosecuting ...

Litigation funders will need AFSLs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... than 50% of the proceeds from the action. In announcing the inquiry into litigation funders and class actions, Attorney General Christian Porter said he was concerned that a boom in the litigation funding industry was not corresponding in better outcomes ...

US reaches $1bn settlement over 1MDB scam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
... artwork and luxury real estate, gambling freely at casinos, and propping up his lavish lifestyle," said assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the US Justice Department's Criminal Division. Low and his family will be forced to relinquish the ...

Industry fund appoints former Labor politician

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... chair Angela Emslie steps down at the end of her term on December 31. Roxon was the first woman to be appointed Attorney General. During her time as the Federal Health Minister, she introduced plain packaging for tobacco products. She currently chairs ...
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