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ASX outage result of process failures, disagreement

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
Following an independent review on a major trading glitch last November, the Australian Securities Exchange has come out relatively unscathed.

Unlicensed crypto platforms robbing investors

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
Investors are making significant losses after investing in complex crypto-assets provided by unlicensed platforms, according to ASIC.

Netflix insider trading ring charged

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
In the US, the Securities and Exchange Commission has brought insider trading charges against three former Netflix employees.

Halifax auditor to cough up fines

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
The auditor of Halifax Investment Services have been slapped with criminal charges and will pay up to $40,000.

CBA to publicise misconduct

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
The Federal Court has imposed orders on Commonwealth Bank that require it to publish notices on its website and newsroom for charging higher interest rates on business overdraft accounts than what it advised its customers over a four-year period.

CSLR unfairly locks out some victims: Maurice Blackburn

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 16 AUG 2021
The Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) will lock out victims of financial misconduct or fraud who pursue court proceedings - something that is inherently unfair, according to law firm Maurice Blackburn.

Super fund reporting, auditing reform consultation opens

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
Consultation has commenced on more stringent financial reporting and auditing requirements for superannuation funds, with the government looking to implement a framework that is commensurate with the size of the sector.

ASIC outlines approach to reforms amid uncertainty

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The corporate regulator will allow a period of transition for the several reforms taking effect in the first week of October.

Government passes continuous disclosure changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
The government yesterday passed changes to Corporations Act that loosens disclosure requirements for companies, while also introducing legislation to make virtual AGMs permanent.

Westpac tops fee-for-no-service misconduct

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021
Westpac tops the charts for fee-for-no-service misconduct at $578.4 million, according to the corporate regulator.