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Law firm adds financial services partner

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed a new partner in financial services regulatory specialist Steven Rice. Rice joined the Corrs Financial Services Group team earlier this month, based in Sydney. He specialises in financial services, financial markets ...

Suncorp names chief risk officer

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 OCT 2021
... She was a solicitor at Deutsche Bank on the distressed debt desk, after starting her career in Australia as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. "Bridget brings expertise across regulatory, compliance, legal and governance in a high-growth business ...

Cromwell nabs Investa chief

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
... Australia and a director at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia. He started his career as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Gilbert + Tobin. "The board has full confidence that Jonathan's strategic and operational management ...

Advisers file class action against AMP

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... last year. Almost one year on from the news BOLR valuations would be cut from 4x recurring revenue to a maximum of 2.5x, Corrs Chambers Westgarth filed an open class action against the wealth giant in the Federal Court of Australia on behalf of AMP Financial ...

De Ferrari unaware of legal action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... filed on behalf of its members later this month. AMPFPA chief executive Neil Macdonald told Financial Standard law firm Corrs has been speaking to advisers who have expressed interest in quantifying their losses and he believes the process will move ...

AMPFPA action progresses, associations merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... filing of the action was delayed by a High Court decision in December around how class actions are funded, requiring law firm Corrs to sign up a minimum number of advisers to the action to ensure viability. With a series of town hall meetings completed ...

Last stand for grandfathered commissions falls over

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 JAN 2020
... the High Court challenge to fight the banning of grandfathered revenue will not go ahead. The association had appointed Corrs Chambers Westgarth and needed to raise between $1 million and $2 million in the Adviser Revenue Challenge (ARC) Fund to get ...

Grandfathering phase out tussle continues

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2019
... said. "It will be interesting to see who will be paying for the cost of reinstatement if we win. " The AIOFP has employed Corrs Chambers Westgarth in its High Court challenge and is currently fundraising for the cost of the case. It is expected that ...

AMP extends adviser deadline

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2019
... initiatives through this period," AMP said. Macdonald also confirmed the law firm selected by AMPFPA on behalf of its members, Corrs, has written to advisers who have expressed interest in the legal action. In the letter, Corrs provided a timeline, including ...

ASIC using intimidation tactics on grandfathering: AIOFP

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... confident that the AIOFP's legal fight will render ASIC's manoeuvres fruitless, saying advice from its legal team at Corrs Chambers Westgarth and its constitutional barrister has been encouraging. "What has happened is the government has been ...
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