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24 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-222MR ASIC bans former broker Richard Pusey from financial services and credit for 10 years

ASIC has banned Melbourne-based former mortgage broker Richard Pusey from providing financial services and engaging in credit activities, controlling ...

24 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-221MR Westpac subsidiaries to pay $10.5 million penalty for breaches of best interests duty

The Federal Court has ordered Westpac Bank subsidiaries Westpac Securities Administration Limited (Westpac Securities) and BT Funds Management ...

23 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-220MR Update on the independent expert review of November’s ASX Trade outage

On 16 November 2020, an outage occurred shortly after a major upgrade to ASX’s equity trading platform, ASX Trade, called the ASX Trade Refresh ...

18 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-219MR ASIC disqualifies director from managing companies for five years

Duncan McLeod of Blacktown, NSW, has been disqualified from managing companies for five years for his involvement in the failure of two companies. Mr ...

18 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-218MR Halifax auditor convicted and fined for audit breaches

On 17 August 2021, former auditors of Halifax Investment Services Pty Ltd (Halifax), Mr Robert James Evett and EC Audit Pty Ltd (formerly Bentleys ...

16 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-217MR CBA to publish misconduct notices for overcharging interest

The Federal Court has made orders requiring the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to publish notices on its website and its newsroom acknowledging ...

16 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-216MR ASIC prosecutes 124 people for failing to assist registered liquidators

In the period 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021, ASIC prosecuted 124 people in relation to 224 contraventions of the Corporations Act 2001. Those ...

13 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-215MR Court declares Bank of Queensland used unfair contract terms

Upon ASIC’s application, the Federal Court has declared several terms within some Bank of Queensland (BoQ) small business contracts unfair. The ...

12 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-214MR ASIC issues court action alleging unlicensed advice in relation to unregistered managed investment scheme

ASIC has issued Federal Court proceedings alleging Monica Kaur and MKS Property Investments/Developments Pty Ltd (MKS Property) operated an ...

12 August 2021 MEDIA RELEASE
21-213MR ASIC’s approach to new laws reforming financial services sector

Six reforms arising out of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry ...

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