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Pershing convicted for client breaches
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... Atkinson said it was Pershing's responsibility to ensure that there were systems in place that reflected what was required by law. "There is a strong need for general deterrence. Even though the defendant is unique in the marketplace, it [PSAPL] must ...
Cyber criminals jump on ERS
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... Australian Competition & Consumer Commission. ACCC chair Rod Simms told the joint committee on COVID-19 criminal activity and law enforcement that over 60% of COVID-19 scams are phishing scams aimed at collecting identity information. "As the economy ...
Canadian pension fund pursues global growth
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... regional hubs and satellite offices," CDPQ president and chief executive Charles Emond said. Blanchard's background is in law and has most recently served as ambassador and permanent representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York. Commenting ...
Chief economist update: It's about human life, not human rights
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... "Seriously, one more comment about human rights ... it's about human life. Their views have no basis in science, fact or law." Now it's a disaster. A state of disaster, that is. As the AFR explains: "Under a state of disaster, police have extra ...
Bond investor sues Australian government
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... after meeting Barnden when he delivered a guest lecture at La Trobe University in July 2019, where O'Donnell is studying law. Barnden was speaking to the law students about the McVeigh v Rest case and O'Donnell was so interested in the matter ...
Advisers file class action against AMP
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... those who support the class action." "They're confident they're right, we're confident they're wrong. The law will decide," Macdonald said. "You don't take legal action unless you think you can win."
Insurers COVID-19 response slammed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... until September but it has now been extended until the end of 2020. But, Maurice Blackburn insurance and financial services law principal Josh Mennen said the FSC's extension doesn't go far enough. "It's only after JobKeeper ends that we ...
Debt vulture crackdown welcome
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... said it will no longer deal with unlicensed, fee-charging debt management provides. "Debt vultures exploit loopholes in the law to prey on the vulnerable and target those in desperate need," Consumer Action Law chief executive Gerard Brody said. "All ...
New class action regulations slammed
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... class members in funded class actions, but that could just be achieved by implementing the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission." "I think the government's intention to protect the interests of class members can be achieved through ...
Domestic violence super reforms stall
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... in abusive relationships and their partners are hiding their superannuation assets and getting away with it because family law judgements can only be made on visible assets," she said. "This is a real issue because superannuation is often the biggest ...
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