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James Mawhinney files appeal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
... some success in the past. Roberts said many of the lawyers that will be assisting Mawhinney's appeal also worked on a High Court appeal in December 2020 against Parks Victoria, which successfully stopped Parks Victoria shooting 600 Australian brumbies ...

ASIC not recommending general advice change

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... needed to protect consumers," chief executive Dante De Gori said. The findings follow ASIC's win over Westpac in the High Court in February, confirming that Westpac Securities Administration and BT Funds Management did provide personal financial ...

DDO to simplify general, personal advice

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
The outcome of the High Court decision on general advice will have an interesting and simplifying effect on the design and distribution obligations coming into effect later this year, according to a lawyer. Speaking at a Financial Services Council (FSC) ...

Link faces another lawsuit

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
... to respond to the letter. If Link does not agree to compensate investors, Leigh Day will commence proceedings to the High Court. Law firm Harcus Parker is also suing Link, alleging that Link failed to ensure investors could redeem their shares on request ...

Westpac exec goes part-time

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
... relating to breaches of anti-money laundering and counter terrorism laws. The bank also had its appeal dismissed by the High Court of Australia regarding two of its subsidiaries providing unlicensed personal financial advice. In addition, APRA's review ...

Aon, WTW merger will reduce competition: ACCC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
... year after an extraordinary general meeting and at the special meeting of WTW shareholders which was ordered by the High Court of Ireland. The merger was proposed in March 2020 with an agreement to merge operations in an all-stock transaction with an ...

High Court dismisses Westpac appeal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
The High Court has affirmed the Federal Court's 2019 decision that two Westpac subsidiaries provided unlicensed personal financial advice. In a decision handed down today, the High Court of Australia dismissed Westpac's appeal, determining the ...

QBE takes final hit in FCA test case

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
... overturn the UK Supreme Court decision against it in relation to policy wording issues, losing its appeal bid in the High Court. The test case was launched by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to resolve legal issues concerning the interpretation ...

ASIC cancels stockbroker AFSL

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... administrators were appointed as liquidators. According to KPMG, a joint hearing of the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of New Zealand in respect to the distribution of client funds wrapped up on December 9, with the judgement yet to be ...

Woman allegedly left out of will because she was born by artificial insemination

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
... husband could be considered a parent even though there is no genetic link between the father and child," he said. A High Court ruling in 2006 clarified that a sperm donor could not be considered a sperm donor with no parental rights if they are an invested ...
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