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4 June 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-122MR Regulators expect Australian institutions to cease the use of LIBOR in new contracts before the end of 2021

Regulators in Australia are reiterating the importance of ensuring a timely transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). This ...

3 June 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-121MR ASIC bans former Brisbane adviser for three years

ASIC has banned Brisbane-based former financial adviser Nathan Smith from providing financial services for three years. ASIC found that Mr Smith ...

2 June 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-120MR Forex CT ordered to pay $20 million penalty and sole director disqualified, fined $400,000

The Federal Court has ordered Forex Capital Trading Pty Ltd (Forex CT) pay a $20 million penalty for engaging in systemic unconscionable conduct, ...

1 June 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-119MR Union Standard director and former responsible manager banned from providing financial services for 10 years, disqualified from managing corporations for five years

ASIC has banned John Carlton Martin, a director and former responsible manager of Union Standard International Group Pty Ltd (Union Standard) (in ...

1 June 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-118MR ASIC issues information sheet on activist short selling in Australia

ASIC has today published Information Sheet 255 Activist short selling campaigns in Australia (INFO 255), considering the practice of ‘activist short ...

28 May 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-117MR ASIC bans director of Global Merces Funds Management Ltd

ASIC has banned Holly Marie Grofski, the director of Global Merces Funds Management Ltd (Global Merces), for a period of six months. ASIC’s banning ...

27 May 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-116MR Charges filed in the Federal Court against ME Bank

Following an ASIC investigation, criminal charges were filed against Members Equity Bank Limited (ME Bank) in the Federal Court of Australia on 25 ...

27 May 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-115MR ASIC sues AMP for charging deceased customers

ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against five companies that are, or were, part of the AMP Limited group, alleging ...

25 May 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-114MR Former Sydney financial adviser sentenced to six years imprisonment

Mr Ross Andrew Hopkins of Killara, NSW, has been sentenced in the District Court of New South Wales to a maximum period of six years’ imprisonment, ...

24 May 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-113MR ASIC cancels AFS licence of Robert Bayntun Starky

ASIC has cancelled the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of Robert Bayntun Starky, a financial services provider based in Stanwell Tops, ...

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